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Saturday, July 2, 2011

Pronghorn Pair


Referred to as 'Antelope,' I spotted this pair of pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) in a canola field not too far from home.  Definitely on the northern edge of their range, we do have some small herds of Pronghorn (unlike south of the #9).  Residents of the arid grasslands, Pronghorns are the fastest of North America's land mammals!  They have incredible eyesight ... stereoscopic vision due to the protrusion of their large eyes!  In other words ... they see us, long before we see them!

2 comments:

  1. Terri Guynn SmithJuly 2, 2011 at 7:08 PM

    You amaze me with the wild life pictures!

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  2. Hahaha! Thanks! This pic is a bit overexposed but I didn't have time to fiddle ... Brad was driving!

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