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Even Bison in Yellowstone are vulnerable to Winter !!! Just back from Brancaster Norfolk after giving a lecture !!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1DS Mark II
Lens:100.0-400.0 mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:4 Feb 2013 - 10:16 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:+2/3
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Hunkered Down
Username:rontear rontear
Uploaded:23 Oct 2013 - 12:58 PM
Tags:Bison, Severe., Snow, Wildlife / nature, Winter
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alansnap
alansnap Plus Member 11560 forum postsalansnap vcard United Kingdom23 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 1:24 PM

Conserving body heat by curling up as close as a bison can be to a ballSmile Another fine shot of these amazing animals.
Alan

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cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114363 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 1:25 PM

Didn't you offer him one of your digestives? WinkGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 1:38 PM

An excellent capture, Ron, life must be hard for them during the winter, what do they find to eat? Carol

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MiqsPix
MiqsPix  441 forum posts United Kingdom
23 Oct 2013 - 1:42 PM

Superb!

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Ray12
Ray12 Plus Member 2102 forum postsRay12 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 1:45 PM

Fantastic Beast, great image

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rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 1:46 PM

Carol, they use those huge heads as snow ploughs to uncover the vegetation they eat !
Ron

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leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
23 Oct 2013 - 2:01 PM

Excellent capture.
Effrossini

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 2:18 PM


Quote: Carol, they use those huge heads as snow ploughs to uncover the vegetation they eat !
Ron

I wondered how they find food in that snow...an excellent capture

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 2:35 PM

That's a hard life for these bison - excellent image showing him in his snowy environment.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 4:02 PM

How any manage to survive such conditions............brrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!!!!
Difficult photography under difficult conditions.
Very well done, Ron.
R.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 5:23 PM

Extreme weather!!!!!!!! Extremely good image!
Joan.

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1168 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 6:09 PM

Marvellous beast the King of the Prairie before man decided they were in the way.
You would think that Ted Turner could put in undersoil heating, with his money.

Dougie

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51390 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 7:14 PM

Harsh and unforgiving, but such an amazing place.

Dave

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72  744 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 9:24 PM

superb capture Ron.
regards
Yung

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rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2013 - 10:40 AM

Thank you all very much !!
Ron

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