Monday, July 28, 2014

The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-28 Pronghorn Family

Twin fawns with their mother


Fawns are now a miniature, leggy version of their parents, barely able to see over the sagebrush

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-27 Porcupine!

Of all the unusual creatures we come across, this baby porcupine has been one of the strangest!

"Pet me, I dare you!"



Saturday, July 26, 2014

The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-26 Guest Photos!

Here are a collection of some photographs that readers and friends have sent in over the last couple weeks. Thanks everyone, and enjoy!

Black bear eating twinberries in northern Yellowstone. By Erik N at Wildlife Expeditions

Mule deer digiscope photo. By Sarah E at Wildlife Expeditions

Moose in the overlook ponds. By Caroline L at Teton Science Schools

Uinta ground squirrel living in a homesteader barn. By Sam F at the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-25 Blue Butterflies

These "Blues" are collecting minerals and nutrients from the mud near Ski Lake

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-24 Bison Herd

A nursery herd enjoys the last of the green grass in the Tetons

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-23 Horse in a Storm

A horse at the Triangle X ranch walks into the willows as a thunderstorm approaches