Pronghorns, deer, bison and other ungulates in the wild...

jcfalconer

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Sep 13, 2014
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This truly is a photo of a wild moose, many of which live in and on the outskirts of my home in Anchorage, Alaska. The photo was taken in the Fall during rutting season when the behavior of the bulls is unpredictable. This male showed up in my neighbor's yard looking like he attacked a rope swing or volleyball net, which they are known to do.
 

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razashaikh

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jcfalconer said:
This truly is a photo of a wild moose, many of which live in and on the outskirts of my home in Anchorage, Alaska. The photo was taken in the Fall during rutting season when the behavior of the bulls is unpredictable. This male showed up in my neighbor's yard looking like he attacked a rope swing or volleyball net, which they are known to do.
What a poser!
 

Jack Douglas

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Apr 10, 2013
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Click said:
This moose is networking. ;D
Click you were almost as good as the photo. ;D

This photo made me think of the young male that broke off my struggling mountain ash tree by hooking his antlers onto it. He just sauntered into my yard,walked by me about 15 feet away, and did his bit of vandalism. :) My D5100 in 2012 - kind of discouraging looking back at the quality of the photos. ;)

Jack
 

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jcfalconer

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Sep 13, 2014
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This photo made me think of the young male that broke off my struggling mountain ash tree by hooking his antlers onto it. He just sauntered into my yard,walked by me about 15 feet away, and did his bit of vandalism. :) My D5100 in 2012 - kind of discouraging looking back at the quality of the photos. ;)
Yes, moose seem to love mountain ashes.
 
I went to Grand Canyon this week to test out a new telephoto setup. I bought a new 7D2 (my first APS-C sensor) and a used (great price and condition) 300 2.8L IS. The problem is, the elk are so tame that I had a hard time backing far enough away to get their whole body in. This one I saw was about to jump a chain fence in the visitor center parking lot so I quickly snapped, but it would have been much better if I was farther away to get whole body in. (Or if I had just used my 70-200 f2.8 ).
 

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This desert mule deer (and another one just out of frame) was right in the roadway in Tucson Mountain Park. He went back up the hillside next to the road and I shot this out my car window. (Thankfully no cars were behind me as it is one lane each way and there was no shoulder or pullout).

Same camera setup as mentioned in elk photo a couple posts earlier.
 

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dpc

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:) The framing could have been better on the first picture. I managed to cut the bottom of the hooves off. I was shooting from our vehicle and wasn't paying enough attention. I do like the tongue, though. It's almost as if the beast was flipping me off, not having a middle finger.
 

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