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.


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Mule Deer up on a slope above us 


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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


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Big Horn Sheep on ridge above us


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Detail on Rams head


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Big Horn ram


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Snow King Mountain Ski Resort from wildlife refuge


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Showing Rams horns


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Pair of young rams


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Big Horn young ram


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Snow King Mountain showing ski runs


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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.

September 1, 2014
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