Male Buffalo Squaring Off

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These two males repeatedly squared off for pushing and head butting to establish dominance during the rut season is mid-October in Yellowstone.

James Rye, Em Thomas Photography, and 43 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. ...Ashish... ages ago | reply

    the composition and details are just fabulous!
    best seen large.

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  4. Tut99 (Roger) ages ago | reply

    Excellent! It looks like the one on the left is ready to square off but the right one doesn't seem ready yet. His rear legs are tucked in instead of being out to hold his position.
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  5. coolmonfrere ages ago | reply

    Great series Larry! Very nice work!

  6. rcvernors ages ago | reply

    Wow! Very nice. Another fave.

  7. Mónica (Monguinhas) ages ago | reply

    why can't we all be friends? ;)

  8. Gale Franey ages ago | reply

    Just wonderful !!!

  9. Letsemgo ages ago | reply

    Unreal, you really captured the strength and fierceness of these animals. Nice!! Thanks for sharing.

  10. larrygerbrandt ages ago | reply

    Actually taken just after dawn...and as cold as it looks.

  11. jay-tee ages ago | reply

    Wow details are very nice. Great shot.
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  12. bodo011 ages ago | reply

    what a capture!great!

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  14. Wisam Alsaadi ages ago | reply

    waaaaaaaaaaaaw good job

  15. Howard33 119 months ago | reply

    I haven't been to Yellowstone since 1971. Would you care to guess where this picture was made?
    Big Fellow guessing game

  16. Prophoto 7591 116 months ago | reply

    great photo of my favorite animal

  17. zoo-ozo-ooz 115 months ago | reply

    Great shot!!!

  18. ltodd1 36 months ago | reply

    What a beautiful catch of this scene!!!! There's lot of power there!!

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