Very early on a frigid February morning in Yellowstone I came upon this Bison who seemed to be suffering from a bout of depression.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Canon EOS-1D Mark II, 300mm L IS, 1/8000 f5.6, ISO 1600
Handheld, Processed in Lightroom

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3rd Generation Montanan, raised with a camera in hand, matriculated at U of M (GRIZ) with degrees in History and Creative Writing. Amassing Canon gear to enjoy in my retirement. I spend whatever time I can in Yellowstone and various other Montana wild venues.

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  • RodeoImagesAus
    RodeoImagesAusover 5 years ago

    This is an amazing image… You are right he does look a bit sad.

  • MountainHawk
    MountainHawkover 5 years ago

    Wow! An amazing shot! Been to Yellowstone once. An amazing place and worthy of a return trip!

  • Jo O'Brien
    Jo O'Brienover 5 years ago

    Oh wow, what an image. He looks a bit grumpy :(

  • Mary Ann Reilly
    Mary Ann Reillyover 5 years ago

    perhaps he had just had it with the cold:) great capture

  • Tamara  Kenneally
    Tamara Kenneallyover 5 years ago

    Oh, poor bison. Great image!!

  • Dennis Stewart
    Dennis Stewartover 5 years ago

    great shot Ken…..sad scene however….

  • Sam Neal
    Sam Nealover 5 years ago

    i dont blame him it looks so cold there!!! great picture!


  • Dawnsky2
    Dawnsky2over 5 years ago

    wow,, what a fabulous creature, great shot :)

  • Heather  Rivet  IPA
    Heather Rivet...over 5 years ago

    outstanding work..amazing

  • Dawnsky2
    Dawnsky2about 5 years ago

    Congratulations, your image has been

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