a bison calf walks in front of a much larger grazing bison in a meadow in yellowstone national park

Bison Calf in Yellowstone Park

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I had a close up of this bison calf I was going to post but then I saw this next shot I had taken, zoomed back a bit, where you can really see the size difference between the calf and the adults and decided to post this instead. This was shot a couple years ago at this time of year in the northwest corner of Yellowstone National Park.

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  • imagine by now it would probably be as big as his mom.. ;) and i do think this version works too.. very nice shot.. :)

  • goes to show that closer isn’t always better.

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  • Shutter speed: 1/1600 sec
  • Focal length: 400 mm
  • Aperture: f/5.6


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