Tag: wolves

When Yellowstone Becomes a Scary Place

BEHIND THE SCENES IN YELLOWSTONE - ONE PHOTOGRAPHER'S TRUE STORY ABOUT HER EXPERIENCE WITH WOLF WATCHERS AND PARK RANGERS U.S. Park Ranger drives east in the westbound lane, in order…
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Wolf Memories – Twin

Twin Twin Wolf Memories Some of you may remember Twin - he was the heartthrob of Yellowstone for awhile. This image was taken in Little America, before he had joined…
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Wolf Update Corrections & Confirmations

Wapiti Wolves on carcass, Elk Creek Two pups, one adult, most likely Wapiti Wolves Wolf update confirmation and one correction First, I did want to let you know that the…
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Yellowstone Wolf Update

Wapiti Wolves at Elk Creek Wolves! Wolf pack update - information obtained from the wolf project.  Some viewable, fun wolves at last. This is three of the four wolves that…
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The Lamar Canyon Pack and Cooke City, Montana – Facts from Fish, Wildlife & Parks

The Lamar Canyon Pack - January 5, 2019 - Two Adults and Three Pups On December 26 of last year, I saw two of the Lamar Canyon wolf pups for…
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ETHICS OF WOLF PHOTOGRAPHY IN YELLOWSTONE NP

by Deby Dixon, a wolf photographer and advocate Spitfire, March 2013 Recently, Spitfire, or wolf #926F, was killed by a hunter in Silver Gate, MT, only a mile from the…
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Collaring Wolves in Yellowstone

A recipe for habituating wolves? Yellowstone Wolf Project collars more wolves Less than a week after we learned that Yellowstone Wolf Project leader, Doug Smith, is considering hazing wolves in…
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Habituated Wolves in Yellowstone – What to do?

Yellowstone wolves and habituation   This was the large gray pup that I called Big Gray, Jr., born after his daddy, 925, was killed by the Prospect Peak pack. The…
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Success! At last.

    Once again I arrived in Lamar Valley just after 5 a.m.  But, this morning, all was dark.  The moon was behind the clouds and all I could make…
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Entering the Secret World of Wolves

Recently, I spent an entire afternoon hiking around the Lamar den hill.  The area was re-opened to the public several weeks ago, after it was determined that the Lamar Canyons…
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The Wapiti and Mollies, possible union/take over

The act of dispersing is a dangerous one for wolves, because, ultimately, they will be out looking for a mate and territory.  Most often, the male disperser will attempt to…
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A Good Day for Watching Wildlife

Not everyday in Yellowstone is meant for photography, because there is so much more about the park than clicking a shutter. One of the most important decisions I made last…
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Saying Goodbye to Twin and Mottled – Heartaches for the Lamar Canyons

Saying goodbye to two more members of the Lamar Canyon pack, Twin, the alpha male, and Mottled, the beta male, is long overdue. Truth be told, every time someone asks…
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A baby popped out – geese, bears, bison and frogs

Before heading to Lamar Valley this morning, I stopped at Calcite and spent about two minutes with a nice looking black bear boar.  He seemed to be on a mission,…
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Little T is Nursing, Mollies, Bison, Moose and Badger – Plus the print winner is announced

Got going a little later than usual, which allowed me a nice, slow, scenic drive through the park on my way out to Lamar.  Clouds threatened rain, which we eventually…
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