Friends, this is a male pronghorn from the badlands.  They get their name from the horn grown by males that is forked with a hook-like branch. They do not grow antlers like the deer and elk, but grow a horn that is partially shed each year.  They can run 60 MPH and rely on their speed and agility to survive out on the open grasslands. til Tomorrow MJ

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Nature Photographer, searching for questions and answers

Posted on April 23, 2012, in Badlands, Nature, photography, Wildlife and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. That is a nice early ;morning shot.

  2. lovely light on the first image, it is so clear with the pronghorn against the dark background … well done!

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