Day hike on the wildlife refuge Tuesday

12:01 p.m. on March 6, 2014 (EST)
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A long time friend and I did a day hike on the National Wildlife Refuge on Tuesday afternoon. Saw Elk,Mule Deer,swans,geese,ducks and Big Horn Sheep.


Mule Deer up on a slope above us 


Late afternoon storm clouds swing over the south Teton Range above the town of Jackson

IMG_2156-Young-ram-pano.jpg Young Big Horn Sheep on refuge


Big Horn Sheep on ridge above us


Detail on Rams head


Big Horn ram


Snow King Mountain Ski Resort from wildlife refuge


Showing Rams horns


Pair of young rams


Big Horn young ram


Snow King Mountain showing ski runs


The Elk on the opposite side of the refuge below North Gros Ventre Butte (pronounced Grow Vont Beaut)

I was shooting a 105-480 lens on my Canon T3 DSLR.

The sheep were within 50 feet of the route we followed while the Elk as above were way off on the other side of the wildlife refuge.

11:20 a.m. on March 16, 2014 (EDT)
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Looks like a great place to see some wildlife. Scenery is awesome!

12:32 p.m. on March 16, 2014 (EDT)
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Next to Alaska, Jackson Hole offers some of the best country to see all the big wildlife and small ones too. Big Horn Sheep,Elk, Bison,Deer,Mtn Lions,Badgers,wolverines,Moose, Ravens, Mountain goats,etc. Marmots,ground and tree squirrels,chipmonks,porcupines,weasels,river otters.

5:45 p.m. on March 16, 2014 (EDT)
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Incredible scenery. Thanks for the pics.

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