baby pronghorn

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    Shot this photo the spring of 2005 in Wyoming.

    1. backroadshutterbug 98 months ago | reply

      Awww!Not to old still wet!Where's mom!

    2. austinminchey 98 months ago | reply

      She wasn't far away. This was taken in a campground. The owners told me she has her baby there every year.

    3. Wild Images 98 months ago | reply

      Hard to believe they grow up to be one of the fastes mammals on earth! This is so sweet. I notice it has the same colour as a lot of our bay antelope also have at birth and for the first few weeks.

    4. crime scene 94 months ago | reply

      she picked a spot where the fawn blends with the pebbles...interesting.

    5. nascareer 91 months ago | reply

      This image has been invited for submission at the Animal Kingdom group! The Animal Kingdom group allows for only the finest images of creatures to be submitted. By invite only; please read rules!

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    6. austinminchey 91 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the nice words and the invite.

    7. talupus 64 months ago | reply

      Pronghorn mothers leave their babies in the grass and wander away from them. Predators such as coyotes and eagles can not see their fawns but can still see the adults. Pronghorns use their speed to out run predators, but the young are not fast enough until two weeks of age. So it is best for the mothers to leave the young hidden in the grass and return every few hours to check on them.

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