The Pronghorn of Grand Teton


The Pronghorn (Antilocapra Americana)  found in the Western and Central parts of North America (grasslands, brush and desert) also goes by the name of Pronghorn Antelope (but it is not actually from the antelope species). They have a very distinctive colour pattern and the males have very interesting horns. They are not a large animal but I find them to be a curious and very unique creature to this part of the world. I spotted a lot of them in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming in 2011.

My favourite moment was seeing this buck protectively watching over his herd.

Pronghorn Grand Teton NP

Pronghorn Grand Teton NP

Pronghorn Grand Teton NP

Pronghorn Grand Teton NP

Pronghorn Grand Teton NP

One last look just to inform me that he knows I am there!

A small herd of buck Pronghorn out near the Gros Ventre Road.

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