Bull Elk on the National Elk Refuge

A bull elk grazing in the National Elk Refuge in Jackson, Wyoming (Mike Cavaroc)
A solitary bull moose looks out over the National Elk Refuge near Jackson, Wyoming.

Every now and then the elk will wander a little closer to the highway in the National Elk Refuge.  Typically it’s when it’s darker, but this time I was able to catch this bull elk just before light faded from over the mountains. - Continue reading

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More Bighorn Sheep from the National Elk Refuge

Bighorn sheep grazing in a field covered with fresh snow in the National Elk Refuge in Jackson, Wyoming (Mike Cavaroc)
A bighorn sheep lamb during a snow storm in the National Elk Refuge near Jackson, Wyoming.

Here’s a young bighorn sheep lamb from earlier this week when I headed into the National Elk Refuge. They’re more of the interesting creatures to watch, whether they’re just feeding in the snow, or scrambling across cliffs. - Continue reading

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Bighorn Sheep in the Snow

Bighorn sheep grazing in a field covered with fresh snow in the National Elk Refuge in Jackson, Wyoming (Mike Cavaroc)
A bighorn sheep ram pauses from eating during a snow storm in the National Elk Refuge near Jackson, Wyoming.

Another bighorn sheep from the other day when I headed into the National Elk Refuge on my lunch break.  They made it pretty easy on me that day.  They were literally just in the middle of the road and right off the side of it.  I made it hard on myself though by getting my 2wd Cherokee stuck in the snow.  Luckily a government vehicle saw me slip in and was able to pull me out. - Continue reading

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