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Ponghorn

Antilocapra americana

Description:

Also called (wrongly) American Antelope, the Pronghorn looks like an old world antelope and surely run as fast as them. The upperparts are tan, the lowerparts are white. The rump is white. When running from a danger, pronghorns erect the hairs of the rump to warn other individuals from the herd.

Habitat:

Alpine tundra of Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

Spotted on Aug 22, 2012
Submitted on Jul 1, 2013

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