1201_1147 Buffalo breath

"What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the winter time. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset." - last words of Crowfoot, Blackfoot chief, 1890.


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  • Gail Stephan 3y

    bison are great ! nice close-up
  • Starsprite*LIZ126 PRO 3y

    Fantastic respectful photograph....! A beautiful face.

    Crowfoot was wise as were so many of the Chiefs.
  • Jayesh Modha 3y

    Beautiful work.
  • Pam Morris PRO 3y

    Wow- this is beautiful as is the quote
  • Judith Jannetta 3y

    Great capture, splendid beast. Love the snow on his face
    Seen in my contacts' photos. ( ?² )
  • John Horowitz PRO 3y

    You got some more snow! That's great.
  • Jan Eshenroder PRO 3y

    Love the quote. Nice capture of the breath. Wow. It still looks cold out there.
  • James R. Page 3y

    John Horowitz Jan Eshenroder Oh, no; check the date at the upper right: January 23rd. I always try to keep my dates accurate. Now, they are calling for some mixed rain and snow by next weekend, but here we've all agreed that any snow henceforth shall be known as "spring snow", and it will not last.
  • robinb44 3y

    Great capture. Very effective.
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Taken on January 23, 2012
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