Mini-Prints

Mini-prints are lithographs which are offered double-matted, or double-matted and framed. These work well when hung in groupings, or when only a small picture is desired. Image sizes are 5"x7", or 4"x9". Finished sizes are 8"x10" and 6 1/2"x12". See example

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12 Below

During the winter season in Grand Teton National Park, many mornings reach below freezing temperatures. This image is one of those mornings when it was a dreadfully cold -12 degrees below zero.

 

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Albion and Wildflowers

Wildflowers bloom in the wasatch mountains during the summer months and color the landscape in beautiful hues. Devils castle stands as a backdrop for such wildflowers creating a striking scene for outdoor enthusiasts and hikers that have frequent these areas.

 

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Albion Sunrise

Early morning sunlight illuminates devils castle found in Albion basin above Alta, Utah. The Wasatch range offers many beautiful vistas such as this.

 

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Antelope Flats

Spring comes late to the sagebrush plain known as Antelope Flats in Grand Teton National Park. By the end of June, arrow leaf balsam, and showy gentian emerge, creating a colorful palette for the Teton mountain range. This area of the Park provides rich habi...

 

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Aspen Army

Aspen trees are lined up like soldiers in an army. These trees create a beautiful scene creating depth and repetition that remind us how unique nature can be.

 

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Autumn Bull

This beautiful majestic creature moves through the willows during the autumn season. Moose are found in the boreal and northern woodlands of North America, they are the largest member of the deer family. Bull moose can weigh up to 1,500 pounds and can run up t...

 

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Autumn on the Oxbow

Mount Moran is refelected in the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park. The park is part of the Yellowstone ecosystem, which is the largest intact natural area in the contiguous United States. From the sheltered river bottoms, to the sage flats and mountain...

 

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Avocet Display

An American Avocet in its striking spring plumage displays looking for a mate to nest with. In the summer American Avocets can be found in wetlands across western North America where they will raise their young and fatten up for their journey south where they ...

 

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Bachelor Party

Mule deer are found throughout the west where, during the summer, they spend most of their time along the top of ridgelines and high plateaus. Bucks commonly band together in the summer to form bachelor groups which offer the deer safety from predators. When m...

 

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Bad Bear Day

Ever have one of those days? This black bear bides his time up a tree while a grizzly passes below. Black Bears live throughout most on North America from the northern temperate rain forests to the desert southwest, to the rolling hills of the eastern states.

 

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Blackbird and Grasses

This striking Yellow-Headed Blackbird stands out in a field of late summer grasses along the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Yellow-Headed Blackbirds can be found throughout the wetlands in western North America where the males stake out their territories as this one...

 

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Blue Elk

A bull elk responds to another bull’s bugling on a foggy autumn morning. During the rutting season, the sound of the bull’s bugle fills the air, announcing his presence to potential rivals. Bulls expend a tremendous amount of energy during the rut in the attem...

 

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Blue Heron

While herons typically nest in large groups, known as rookeries, they tend to hunt alone during the breeding season and spend much of the year by themselves. Fish make up most of the heron’s diet, but they will also prey on frogs, salamanders, insects and even...

 

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Bryce Sunrise

This colorful view is from Rainbow point in Bryce Canyon National Park. It is the highest point inside the park. The park offers visitors an unique view of multi-colored Hoodoos that have been formed by erosion over millions of years. The park is open year rou...

 

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Burrowing Owl

This long-legged owl lives underground in modified abandoned burrows of badgers, gophers and foxes. Unlike most owls, Burrowing Owls can be seen in the morning and evening when they are hunting rodents and insects that make up the majority of their diet. They ...

 

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Chillin

A polar bear passes the time playing and rolling in the snow. Bears have an incredible capacity for play. As youngsters, play is vital in teaching the skills of hunting and survival, as well as establishing social order among family groups. Polar bears have be...

 

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Christmas Moose

This moose is found wandering through a flocked field of willows reminiscent of a Christas card scene. Willows offer moose just about everything they will need to survive: food, shelter, a place to mate and give birth to their young. Normally, the flats that w...

 

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Cinnamon Girl

A pair of Barn Swallows use a barbed wire fence to take a break while searching for insects that they feed on. You may see these birds just a few inches above the ground or water as they pursue their quarry.

 

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Crane Flats

Morning light paints the Grand Teton a beautiful pink hue in Grand Teton National Park. The park is part of the Yellowstone ecosystem, which is the largest intact natural area in the contiguous United States. From the sheltered river bottoms, to the sage flats...

 

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Deadhorse Point

Deadhorse Point State Park is found in Southern Utah near the town of Moab. It is an annex of Canyonlands National Park. The overlook is a popular view of the park.

 

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Eagle Crest

The bald eagle has long been a symbol of pride and strength. For years, this proud raptor could be found on the list of endangered species, a victim of pollution and habitat loss. As of late, the bald eagle has staged a moderate comeback and was placed on the ...

 

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Eagle in Flight

The bald eagle is one of the most majestic birds to see in flight. With a wingspan of almost seven feet in adults and weighing up to 14 pounds, the bald eagle is truly impressive. Found typically around water, they prefer habitat that has little or no human pr...

 

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Elk in Storm

A late autumn snowstorm signals the end of fall for a group of elk in Yellowstone National Park. Elk prefer open plains and grasslands, and live where land and water meet. Because of these preference, elk thrive in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Through co...

 

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Evening Fox

A young red fox appears to enjoy a late evening breeze. One of a litter of five, this red fox was raised in a den in the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem. She was nicknamed “Patches” for the patchy spots on her front paws. Red foxes exist not only in wilderness a...

 

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Eye of the Storm

Hunted to the brink of extinction in the lower 48 states during the early 1900’s, attitudes towards wolves are now changing, due to the recognition of their integral ecological role as predators. This timberwolf, curled up to wait out a winter storm, is a resi...

 

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Fab Four

Four bison move along a river after a fall snowstorm, this signals the approach of winter, where bison will move to their wintering grounds. Winter can be a hardship for most animals, but bison seem to have adapted well to the severe winters of the plains and ...

 

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Family Outing

A grizzly bear teaches her cubs the finer points of fishing by standing on top of a four foot falls and snatching fish out of the air while they try to jump the falls during the salmon run. This is a learned behavior and is only one of the many techniques that...

 

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Fast Food

A young grizzly is on the run after catching a salmon. Young bears are on the bottom of the totem pole when it comes to favorite fishing holes on the salmon streams. When they do catch a fish, they usually have to move off the stream to enjoy the catch. As the...

 

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Field of Dreams

A bison herd grazes among a spring bloom framed by the teton mountain range which is found in Grand Teton National Park, part of the Yellowstone ecosystem – the largest intact natural area in the contiguous United States. From the sheltered river bottoms, to t...

 

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Fire and Rain

A young red fox, backlit by the rays of the setting sun, watches as a late afternoon thunderstorm moves on. Red foxes live in a variety of habitats ranging from the tundras of the far north and the Chaparral Thorn Forests of Iran, to the sprawling suburbs of L...

 

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First Steps

Sandhill Cranes mate for life and stay with their mates year round. Chicks can leave the nest within 8 hours of hatching and will stick close by their parents for the first 9 to 10 months of their life. They will stay in family units throughout their first yea...

 

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Flower Children

Sandhill Cranes usually nest in isolated wetlands, preferring areas with vegetation growing in standing water for protection against predators. Nests may be 30 to 40 inches across and 4 to 6 inches deep. Clutch sizes may be 1 to 3 eggs, incubation period i...

 

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Ghost Horses

The horse has long been an icon of the West. Along with the fascination of the american cowboy and the open range of the west, horses have been a coveted asset to ranching and transportation. These running horses show the beauty and grace of this animal.

 

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Ghost of the Plains

Winter is a hardship for most animals, but bison seem to have adapted well to the severe winters of the plains and Rocky Mountains. Bison are able to withstand sub-zero temperatures for weeks at a time, and they use their massive shoulder hump as a tool, enabl...

 

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Gold in the Air

The first rays of the sun paint the Grand Teton range a golden hue. This beautiful image is one of the many you may see as a visitor to the park if you are willing to brave the cold temperatures of the winter morning in the park.

 

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Good To Be King

A Western Scrub Jay perches on a shed moose antler. Western Scrub Jays are members of the Corvid family considered the most intelligent of the birds and among the smartest in the animal kingdom. These birds have been known to stash away 10,000 peanuts and know...

 

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Gray Cranes

In their annual spring migration along the Platte River these elegant birds lift off in unison at first light to spend the day feeding in nearby fields and ponds to refuel for their journey to the Northlands.

 

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Great Gray in Flight

A great gray owl glides silently in search of prey. Tiny hooks, called barbules, lock feathers together so they will support a bird in flight. On the leading edge of owl wing feathers, barbules are fringed so owls may fly through the air silently. The Dakota I...

 

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Hambone

Hambone, a timber wolf, is a resident of Wolf Haven, a refuge in Washington state dedicated to wolf conservation. Wolf Haven offers a home to over 30 wolves who can no longer survive in their natural environment. Well cared for, they serve as a symbol of wilde...

 

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Hangin Out

A white-breasted nuthatch, distinguishable by its black cap, white face and breast, and rust colored rump, hangs upside down from an aspen tree. These short-tailed acrobats climb up, down, and around trees in search of insects. During winter, the nuthatch’s di...

 

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Heading Out

The horse has long been an icon of the West. Along with the fascination of the american cowboy and the open range of the west, horses have been a coveted asset to ranching and transportation. These running horses show the beauty and grace of this animal.

 

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Heads

The horse has long been an icon of the West. Along with the fascination of the american cowboy and the open range of the west, horses have been a coveted asset to ranching and transportation. These running horses show the beauty and grace of this animal.

 

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High Plains Drifters

Pronghorn are sometimes curious animals, investigating anything strange or new in their environment. Relying on their speed to get them out of trouble, pronghorn are the fastest land mammals in North America, reaching speeds in excess of 50 m.p.h. They are the...

 

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Home on the Range

Morning light casts a soft yellow glow on the Moulton Barn in Grand Teton National Park. This barn dates back to the late 1800s and is one of the most-visited spots inside the park.

 

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Horses Asses

The horse has long been an icon of the West. Along with the fascination of the american cowboy and the open range of the west, horses have been a coveted asset to ranching and transportation. These running horses show the beauty and grace of this animal.

 

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Hummingbird and Columbine

A female broad-tailed hummingbird looks for nectar from a columbine. Found throughout the mountainous west, broad-tails are 4” in length, with the female being larger than her more colorful counterpart. Hummingbirds are probably the most acrobatic of birds, wi...

 

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Iceman

A great blue heron endures a cold morning along the Great Salt Lake. The Lake provides habitat for the great blue heron, but this one might be rethinking his stay on the lake on this cold morning.

 

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Lake Blanche Reflection

Among the beauty you’ll find up Big Cottonwood Canyon is Sundial Peak. Shown here reflected in Lake Blanche, the peak is a strenuous hike for advanced hikers. Lake Blanche is nestled against Sundial Peak is one of the most beautiful scenic mountain lakes in t...

 

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Lion in Winter

The cougar, also called the mountain lion, puma or panther, is the largest member of the cat family found in North America. Male cougars like this one can weigh 150 to 200 pounds and may be 9 feet in length from head to tail. They hunt mainly at night with the...

 

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Lord Grizz

A large boar grizzly “bears” the wounds of a successful breeding season. Some male grizzly bears, like this one, can weigh in excess of 1,500 pounds and can live for 30 years or more. Humans have long been fascinated by bears, perhaps because they have so many...

 

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Loves in the Air

A bull moose moves through the willows, where he has staked out his territory for the annual autumn rut. Found in the boreal and northern woodlands of North America, moose are the largest member of the deer family. Bull moose can weigh up to 1,500 pounds and c...

 

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Marsh Wren

The 5” tall marsh wren is typically found in fresh-water marshes among cattails, where they can be seen bouncing among the reeds, occasionally moving to the top of a stem for a quick look around. There, the males sing their reedy song, which ends in a rasping ...

 

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Miss November

Look into the eyes of a timber wolf and there lurks a world far older and wiser than our own. This same wisdom has helped the wolf play the role of consummate predator. Giving balance to the ecosystem, wolves have played an important part in the evolution of s...

 

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Misty Tetons

The seasons first heavy snowfall softens the view of the Tetons from String lake. These snows usually are a signal for Ungulates such as Elk & Moose to start moving to lower elevations where they will spend the winter having an easier time finding forage.

 

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Moose Monarch

In early spring, bull moose antler growth begins again. The antlers are covered in velvet to nourish and protect their growth, which at its peak, can be more than an inch a day. Bull moose may consume up to fifty pounds of forage a day to restore fat reserves ...

 

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Morning Calm

Located along the east shore of the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park, Schwabachers Landing is used by fisherman, canoeists and rafters to gain access to the Snake River. From the sheltered river bottoms, to the sage flats and mountain canyons, The park...

 

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Morning Cranes

A group of sandhill cranes start to stir with the first warming rays of sunlight. After spending the evening in a shallow pond safe from predators, they will fly off to feed in fields and marshes. Cranes are the oldest known living bird species and have inhabi...

 

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Mountain Jewel

A broad-tailed hummingbird searches for nectar in a skyrocket plant, one of the many plants that these hummingbirds help to pollinate in the mountainous west. The male broad-tailed can be distinguished from other male hummingbirds by its emerald green back and...

 

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Mustangs

The horse has long been an icon of the West. Along with the fascination of the american cowboy and the open range of the west, horses have been a coveted asset to ranching and transportation. These running horses show the beauty and grace of this animal.

 

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Native Son

Winter is a hardship for most animals, but bison seem to have adapted well to the severe winters of the plains and Rocky Mountains. Bison are able to withstand sub-zero temperatures for weeks at a time, and they use their massive shoulder hump as a tool, enabl...

 

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Nuzzle

The horse has long been an icon of the West. Along with the fascination of the american cowboy and the open range of the west, horses have been a coveted asset to ranching and transportation. These running horses show the beauty and grace of this animal.

 

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October Aspens

A stand of quaking aspen turns gold during the autumn season in the rocky mountains. Quaking aspens are this continent’s most widely distributed tree, and are one of its most colorful. Aspens are the world’s most massive individual organism, and also the oldes...

 

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Old Faithful

Winter at Old Faithful offers a spectacular view of the geyser only a few hardy souls get to witness. Old Faithful is a cone geyser and is one of the most predictable geographical features on earth. Erupting almost every 91 minutes to a height of 185 feet.

 

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Once Upon a Time

A bison herd roams the plains as they did once upon a time on the bountiful plains of the United States. In less than one hundred years, wholesale slaughter reduced the number of bison from an estimated high of sixty million to under three thousand animals. Th...

 

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Park City Barn, Winter

The winter season blankets the historic McPolin Barn and its surrounding area in Park City, Utah. In 1908, Isabelle and Dan McPolin erected the barn of recycled timber salvaged from an old tailings mill. The barn was built by fitting timbers together without t...

 

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Pelican Sunrise

Sunrise at the Bear River Bird Refuge in northern Utah can offer spectacular views as well as allowing one to see many different species of birds such as these American White Pelicans. The Bear River Bird Refuge which is part of the Great Salt Lake offers mill...

 

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Pelican Sunset

A group of American White Pelicans takes refuge on a sandbar at last light for protection against predators where they will spent the evening in the Bear River Bird Refuge in Northern Utah.

 

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Pelicans

American White Pelicans spend most of the spring and summer months in wetlands found throughout western North America and then return along the Pacific Ocean in California and Mexico. Pelicans are large birds and can weigh up to 20 lbs and have wingspans as wi...

 

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Pushover

Humans have worshiped the bear from a time older than memory. Perhaps this fascination comes from the bear’s humanlike qualities. Like us, bears stand upright on the soles of their feet and have their eyes facing froward nearly in the frontal plane. They seem ...

 

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Rain Bears

Three grizzly bear cubs wait patiently in the rain while their mother fishes nearby. Female grizzly bears can produce a litter of one to three cubs every three years. The majority of these cubs never reach adulthood. This low reproductive rate makes the grizzl...

 

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Ravens

Common ravens are members of the corvid family, the smartest in the bird world, ravens are at the top of that class. Some say ravens have the same intelligence as most monkeys. They are omnivourous and seem especially fond of carrion. Ravens are known for thei...

 

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Red Fox Kits

Red fox kits are usually born in May after a 51 to 53 gestation period. Their parents will commonly occupy the larger dens of marmots or badgers which are found on slight rises and provide views from all directions. At four weeks, the kits will venture above g...

 

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Rest Stop

A grouping of moose spend some down time and enjoy the view of the Grand Teton Mountain Range. Moose are found in the boreal and northern woodlands of North America. Moose are the largest member of the deer family. Bull moose can weigh up to 1,500 pounds and c...

 

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River Crossing

A bull elk crosses a fog-shrouded river at first light on an autumn morning. Bull elk expend a tremendous amount of energy during the rut in an attempt to challenge bulls like this one, by first bugling to announce their presence, then by displaying their size...

 

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Rocky Mountain Reflection

Early morning light creates soft, beautiful hues that are reflected sharply in this lake found in Rocky Mountain National Park. The park is located in Colorado near Estes Park and has many vistas and superb hiking available. Many wildlife species call this p...

 

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Runs With Birds

A painted horse leads the herd and kicks up clouds of dust along the way. At his hooves, birds fly along in search of insects that are unearthed by the horses. Birds often travel along with the horses to find food in their hides and such. The horse has long be...

 

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Rush Hour

The horse has long been an icon of the West. Along with the fascination of the american cowboy and the open range of the west, horses have been a coveted asset to ranching and transportation. These running horses show the beauty and grace of this animal.

 

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Rutting Bull

A bull moose stakes out his territory by showing the size of his antlers to his competitors during the annual autumn rut. Found in the boreal and northern woodlands of North America, moose are the largest member of the deer family. Bull moose can weigh up to 1...

 

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Sage Coyote

A coyote uses sage as camouflage. Members of the canine family have been persecuted throughout history. Today, coyotes are still classified as vermin, and are the only predator allowed to be trapped, poisoned, and hunted year round. However, thanks to emerging...

 

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Sage Runners

The horse has long been an icon of the West. Along with the fascination of the american cowboy and the open range of the west, horses have been a coveted asset to ranching and transportation. These running horses show the beauty and grace of this animal.

 

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Sepia Barn

This antiquated barn reminds us somewhat of the history of the early settlers in the Jackson Hole area. Located inside Grand Teton National Park the barn is a favored icon among the many visitors to the area. The park is part of the Yellowstone ecosystem, whi...

 

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Sepia Moose

A bull moose moves through an open glade in the forest, where he has staked out his territory for the annual autumn rut. Found in the boreal and northern woodlands of North America, moose are the largest member of the deer family. Bull moose can weigh up to 1,...

 

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Skinny Chocolate Moose

A bull moose moves through an open glade in the forest, where he has staked out his territory for the annual autumn rut. Found in the boreal and northern woodlands of North America, moose are the largest member of the deer family. Bull moose can weigh up to 1,...

 

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Snake River Overlook Pano

This spectacular view of the Teton Range and the Snake River is a favorite scenic spot in Grand Teton National Park. The park is part of the Yellowstone ecosystem, which is the largest intact natural area in the contiguous United States. From the sheltered riv...

 

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Snow King

During the winter season, this Snow King lords over the frozen tundra of the west. Bison are able to withstand sub-zero temperatures for weeks at a time, and they use their massive shoulder hump as a tool, enabling them to use their heads to move snow away fro...

 

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Snowbound

A late autumn snowstorm signals the end of fall for a bull elk, where he’s just spent a tremendous amount of energy during the fall rut in the attempt to gather a harem for breeding rites, which will leave some bulls vulnerable to the approaching winter. As wi...

 

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Spirit Eagle

The bald eagle is one the most majestic birds to see in flight. With a wingspan of almost seven feet (adults) and weighing up to 14 pounds, the bald eagle is truly impressive. Being at the top to the food chain, eagles are highly susceptible to contaminants in...

 

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St. Marys Lake

Sunrise at St. Marys Lake inside Glacier National Park, Montana creates beautiful warm colors and hues in the sky and clouds. Glacier National Park is famous for its numerous glaciers and a large population of grizzly bears and bighorn sheep.

 

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Standing Bear

Humans have worshiped the bear from a time older than memory. Perhaps this fascination comes from the bear’s humanlike qualities. They seem to worry with moans and sighs and court with obvious affection. Bears also snore in their sleep, teach, play, spank thei...

 

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Stay Golden

The horse has long been an icon of the West. Along with the fascination of the american cowboy and the open range of the west, horses have been a coveted asset to ranching and transportation. These running horses show the beauty and grace of this animal.

 

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Stellar Jay

The Stellar Jay lives among the Conifers and Pine Oak forests found though out the West. This Bird is an excellent mimic with a large repertoire,they can imitate many other Birds as well Squirrels, cats and dogs. They have even been known to mimic some mechani...

 

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Stilts in Flight

A group of Black-Necked Stilts lifts off in flight. These striking black & white birds with very long red legs can be found from coastal California through much of the interior western United States, where they can be found in salt marshes and freshwater wetla...

 

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Summers End

The turning of foilage from green to yellow signifies the changing of seasons from summer to fall within the confines of Grand Teton National Park. This beautiful image that captures the fading light of the day reminds us of the daily and seasonal renewal that...

 

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Swan Song

A group of Tundra Swans arrive at the Bear River Bird Refuge in late March only to find it still frozen over. They will use the refuge to rest and refuel in the spring for their long migration to the Tundra of northern Canada and Alaska where they will raise t...

 

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Teton Safari

Evening light aided by a nearby forest fire creates a soft pastoral view of the Tetons, with a herd of Elk along with a few Bison. These "park" areas in Grand Teton National Park offer critical habitat for many species of wildlife.

 

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Teton Sunshine

Spring arrives a little later in the year at Grand Teton National Park with lower meadows blooming around the end of June and beginning of July. Some years it seems the whole valley are covered in flowers offering a boon to wildlife populations.

 

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Tetons & Lupine Pano

First light illuminates the Tetons and a field of lupines. Spring comes late to the high elevations found in Grand Teton National Park. The park is part of the Yellowstone ecosystem, which is the largest intact natural area in the contiguous United States. Fro...

 

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Tetons & Snake

One of the most impressive views in the park come from floating down the Snake River where it seems like the . The sheltered river bottoms over many species of wildlife much needed habitat to ensure their survival.

 

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Tetons and Lupine

First light illuminates the Tetons and a field of lupines. Spring comes late to the high elevations found in Grand Teton National Park. The park is part of the Yellowstone ecosystem, which is the largest intact natural area in the contiguous United States. Fro...

 

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The Lookout

A group of bison graze by a lone tree on the western plains. Yellowstone was home to the last, wild, free-roaming bison at the turn of the 19th century. In less than one hundred years, wholesale slaughter reduced the number of bison from an estimated high of s...

 

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The Watering Hole

This traveling herd of bison stop for a much needed drink of water from a body of water that happens to be a picture postcard backdrop featuring the Grand Tetons. Bison herds such as these are found in Grand Teton National Park and add to the beauty and natura...

 

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Timberwolf

With prime wolf habitat being lost, the future of wolves, even with their newfound popularity, is uncertain. The real question we must now ask ourselves is, “If we can give wolves a place on the walls of our homes, can we also preserve some wilderness in which...

 

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Timpanogos in color

This mountain has the distinction of being the most popular peak to climb in Utah. Known by locals as “Timp”, it is the second highest peak at 11,749’ in the Wasatch Front. Local legend spins the tale of the mountain being named for an indian maiden, and othe...

 

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Twins First Snow

Two newborn moose calves are welcomed into the world by a late spring snowstorm. Female moose will usually bear young after their second or third year. After an eight month gestation they give birth to a single calf, rarely two. Born light-reddish brown, they ...

 

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Uinta Creek and Wildflowers

The High Uinta Mountain Range runs east to west for over sixty miles in the northeastern corner of Utah. The High Uintas encompass 456,705 acres of wilderness. Three of Utahs major rivers start in the Uinta mountains—the bear, weber and provo rivers.

 

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View from the Lodge

This spectacular view of the Grand Teton range can be seen from the Grand Teton Lodge in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. There are many spectacular views of nature found within the Park. Many visitors stay at the lodge for this postcard view.

 

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Waiting On A Friend

A Sandhill Crane uses a slough along the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park to raise their young in safety. These areas offer critical habitat for many species of waterfowl & shorebirds.

 

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Water Rites

Two Grizzly Bear sows give a mutual warning to keep away from each other’s cubs. These are usually short encounters, ending with little or no injury to the bears. These two females and their families find refuge in wilderness areas. There, they live and thrive...

 

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Waterdance

Abull elk crosses a fog-shrouded river on an autumn morning. Bull elk expend a tremendous amount of energy during the rut in an attempt to gather and protect a harem of cows for breeding rites. Other bull elk will attempt to challenge bulls like this one, by f...

 

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Wet Mountain Bandit

A young orphaned raccoon peers out from his temporary new home at the Wet Mountain Wildlife Rehabilitation Facility. Come fall, he and others will be released back into the wild. Dedicated people, like those at Wet Mountain Rehab are responsible for rescuing m...

 

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Where Bluebirds Fly

Two rainbows create a beautiful storybook image of the old McPolin barn in Park City, Utah. This landmark welcomes visitors and is a reminder of what was here before the ski resorts and condos came. It also reminds us that magic can be found in the most simple...

 

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Wildcat

The cougar, also called the mountain lion, puma or panther, is the largest member of the cat family found in North America. Male cougars like this one can weigh 150 to 200 pounds and may be 9 feet in length from head to tail. They hunt mainly at night with the...

 

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Winter Barn

Snow covers this old barn that attracts many visitors during the year in Grand Teton National Park. The park is part of the Yellowstone ecosystem, which is the largest intact natural area in the contiguous United States. From the sheltered river bottoms, to t...

 

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Winter Blush

House Finches once only found in Mexico and the American Southwest are found coast to coast now in the United States. The House Finch finds itself at home in rural and urban habitats and our familiar visitors to backyard feeders.

 

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Winter Drifters

A pair of bald eagles wait out a winter snowstorm. It is thought that bald eagles mate for life and that both parents build the nest and rear their young. They will usually nest in very tall trees or cliff walls. The young birds will attempt their first flight...

 

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Winter Junco

A dark-eyed junco fluffs up its feathers to help protect itself from a winter’s storm. Juncos are members of the sparrow family and in the winter travel in flocks of 10 to 30 birds. Primarily seed eaters, they will spend most of their time along woodland edges...

 

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Winter Sage

The winter season covers the sagebrush in snow as this beautiful bull elk lords over his territory. Elk prefer open plains and grasslands, and live where land and water meet. Because of these preference, elk thrive in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Through...

 

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Winter Solstice

The mountain lion is on the decline throughout the west. Driven out of its habitat by hunting and developemnt, the frequency of altercations between lions and humans is on the rise. This lion became a resident of Wet Mountain Rehailitation Facility after being...

 

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Winter Travelers

Two Bison travel from geyser to geyser in Midway Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone was home to the last, wild, free-roaming bison at the turn of the 19th century. In less than one hundred years, wholesale slaughter reduced the number of biso...

 

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Winters Robe

Along the Firehole river, a lone bison feeds on grasses kept from snow by thermal activity found in the geyser basins of Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone was home to the last, wild, free-roaming bison at the turn of the 19th century. In less than one hun...

 

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Wise Sage

With the passing of time, wisdom comes to us all. This mature bison traverses the green sagebrush fields on his daily trek of foraging to sustain his existence. Bull bison can weigh up to a ton and can travel to speeds of 35 mph. Their estimated population of ...

 

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Wolf Eyes

Look into the eyes of a timber wolf and there lurks a world far older and wiser than our own. This same wisdom has helped the wolf play the role of consummate predator. Giving balance to the ecosystem, wolves have played an important part in the evolution of s...

 

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Yellow-headed Blackbird Display

A male Yellow-Headed Blackbird uses a cattail to display to rivals that this is his territory. Found throughout wetlands in Western North America where you can here their familiar raspy song that ends in a rich croak.

 

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Yellowstone Falls

The lower falls on the Yellowstone River fall 308 feet to start the beginning of Yellowstone Canyon — one of the great attractions in Yellowstone National Park. The canyon offers critical habitat to wildlife, such as trout, osprey and bald eagles.

 

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