Sheer cliff face, muddy hooves, slick surfaces with a lot more jagged rock below… and the mountain goat manages to make it look like a stroll in the park. Canon 7D, ISO400, f13, 1/1250, focal length 600mm, RAW. Near Alpine, Wyoming, USA. Favorites 7 as of 21 February 2012; thanks for stopping by!

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- Addicted Photographer, February 2013
- The Amazing Wildlife Group, November 2012
- Antlers, Racks, and Other Horned Animals, March 2012
- Mother Nature’s Finest, March 2012
- Canon DSLR, February 2012
- Absolute Clarity, February 2012
Thank you so much!

Wildlife, wild places, wild light… mountains, the ocean, the sky… ahhhhhhhl. Breathe deeply as you look into these images.

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Comments

  • Drew28
    Drew28almost 3 years ago

    Beautiful so well done !!!

  • Hi Andrew, thanks; nice to see you drop in!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Loree McComb
    Loree McCombalmost 3 years ago

    GREAT capture -

  • Thank you so much, Loree!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • KBritt
    KBrittalmost 3 years ago

    What an awesome image!!

  • Thank you very much, KB!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Arla M. Ruggles
    Arla M. Rugglesalmost 3 years ago

    Fantastic – as always!

  • Hi Arla, So nice to see you drop by!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • marilyn diaz
    marilyn diazalmost 3 years ago

    Just beautiful.A rare capture and a fave.

  • Thanks so much for stopping in on this shot, marilyn! Enjoy Bishop & area for me!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Alyce Taylor
    Alyce Tayloralmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful :)

  • Thank you so much, Alyce!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Wendi Donaldson
    Wendi Donaldsonalmost 3 years ago

    These animals are amazing!! Just saw the travelling National Geographic exhibit today of the best wildlife photographs and there was a shot similar to this!! Well done.

  • Hi Wendi, How cool to know the NatGeo show included something like this; thanks for stopping by!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • p.s. Do you have a link to the place where you saw the exhibit, Wendi?

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Robert H Carney
    Robert H Carneyalmost 3 years ago


    These are amazing creatures! You did a great job of showing him off to the world!

  • Whooohooo, Robert, thank you so much!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 3 years ago

  • Hi Ray, thanks for your work with the group!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...almost 3 years ago


    22 February 2012 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • Hi Konstantinos, thanks for your work with Topshelf Wildlife!

    – A.M. Ruttle

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