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Pronghorn

Antilocapra americana

Description:

A female Pronghorn pauses in a field of mustard before venturing off to the Prairie. Distinct white fur on their rumps, sides, breasts, bellies, and across their throats, the rest a brown-tan.

Habitat:

Prairie, grasslands, and farmer's fields.

Notes:

Conservation Status: vulnerable (S3) in Alberta, CA (NatureServe).

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5 Comments

Tukup
Tukup 6 days ago

Beautiful shot Greg. It isn't very often a person gets a chance at a pose like that. Excellent. Well-deserved nomination for SOTW. Thanks for sharing.

Greg Shchepanek
Greg Shchepanek 2 months ago

Thank you so very much for the nomination ūüėÄ

AshleyT
AshleyT 2 months ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Greg Shchepanek
Greg Shchepanek 2 months ago

Happy 2019 Daniele...Thank you very much.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 months ago

Great composition! Happy New Year Greg!

Alberta, Canada

Lat: 49.49, Long: -111.64

Spotted on Jun 14, 2018
Submitted on Jan 2, 2019

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