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Testing the Water

August 31, 2017 - Seemed to be this raccoon kits first time in the water. There were two siblings. This one was much more adventuresome (b...
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Getting Down

August 30, 2017 - This mountain lion had been perched in a tree and when it decided to get down, it did so very quickly and with a lot of...
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Shake It

August 29, 2017 - My dog Mannie does exactly the same thing after getting wet. The basic difference is size -- about 675 pounds of animal...
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Strolling Along

August 22, 2017 - Great opportunity to capture a grizzly head. Fortunately, it was just slowly walking along. I made sure I was with someo...
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Coming Out

August 07, 2017 - This is one very large and very good looking grizzly. Look at the size of its claws and you'll get some idea of size. Ma...
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Bugging Mom

August 05, 2017 - This coyote pup just did not want to leave Mom alone. Couldn't figure out if it was needy or assertive.
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Standing Tall

August 03, 2017 - When this grizzly stood up and growled, you almost could feel the earth move.
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Breaststroke

August 02, 2017 - This was not the result of a belly flop. For a large cat this tiger was fast and it was agile.
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Tiger Portrait

July 29, 2017 - Everybody loves to play in the water. Some are faster, better and more graceful swimmers than others.
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Playtime

July 28, 2017 - When you're this big and have teeth to match, tossing a log with your mouth looks easy.
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Chillin'

July 27, 2017 - Everybody needs a break when the weather warms up.
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Glacier National Park

July 25, 2017 - Had a quick break from the wildlife action so I took a short drive into the western entrance of Glacier National Park. I...
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Mirror Image

July 24, 2017 - Not exactly native to Northern Montana. This magnificent, and very rare, Amur Tiger -- all 700 pounds of it -- can be ph...
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Hang On

July 23, 2017 - These two raccoon kits were exploring everything in sight -- the water, the tree limbs, and everything else they could r...
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Cooling Off

July 22, 2017 - Everyone loves to chill out when it warms up, especially when you're wearing a heavy fur coat.
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Testing the Water

July 20, 2017 - Apparently these raccoon kits were new to the water and were just getting their "feet wet".
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Takeoff

July 19, 2017 - You're looking at raw power and beauty in motion.
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Walking Tall

July 17, 2017 - Needless to say, this was one big bear, and when he growled, you could feel it in your bones.
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Mirror, Mirror

July 16, 2017 - Couldn't tell if this back bear was waiting to drink, or just admiring itself, but glad for the opportunity to capture t...
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Foxy

July 13, 2017 - This fox is not being shy. If you look closely you can see the mouse tail hanging out of it's mouth.
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Hard Landing

July 11, 2017 - Not exactly a "belly flop", but 700 pounds of tiger hitting the water from the bank of a pond.
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Is that Me?

July 10, 2017 - Now you have a very large black bear, about 750 -800 pounds, and its mirror image, for a total of 1500-1600 pounds of be...
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Majestic

July 09, 2017 - This is what a mountain lion looks like against the Montana skyline if you can catch one standing still. Right place and...
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Coming At You

July 05, 2017 - When the eyes focus on you, you suddenly realize how this mountain lion's prey must feel just before the lights go out....
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I'll Show You

July 03, 2017 - These coyote brothers, like typical young brothers, were sorting out who is the alpha male. Turned out to be a standoff.
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Double Cuteness

July 01, 2017 - These raccoon kits were about as cut as they can get. You almost want to reach out and cuddle them. Fortunately, your se...
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Fly Ball

June 30, 2017 - Watching this Lynx leap, jump, stretch and run around, convinced me it would be a great add to any baseball team. Probab...
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Targeted

June 28, 2017 - When an adult coyote locks its eyes on you, you very quickly realize size matters and you're happy not to be a smaller a...
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Getting Down

June 28, 2017 - This big cat is just as fast getting up the tree as it is getting down. Think you can outrun it? I on'y think so.
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Majestic

June 27, 2017 - We have coyotes in our neighborhood at home, but none as regal looking as this one.
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Lumbering Along

June 26, 2017 - This is one very large black bear heading for the pond to "chill out",
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Calling the Pack

June 25, 2017 - This is a very haunting sound. Definitely the call of the wild.
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Batter Up

June 23, 2017 - After playing with the log in the water, this grizzly decided it was time to toss it aside. Although I wasn't close enou...
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Eyes on You

June 22, 2017 - This is the wolf Mom looking out for the pups. How close do you want to get?
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Playtime

June 21, 2017 - Yes, even big black bears take time out to sit and play. Just a big kid at heart.
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Apgar Village

June 20, 2017 - This is the vista from one of the largest villages in Glacier National Park (U.S.). Apgar is located on the west side of...
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Wolf Pack

June 20, 2017 - It was very difficult not to reach out and pick up these two young wolf pups. Judging from the size of their feet, you w...
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Reaching Out

June 19, 2017 - Don't believe I'd like to shake paws with this lynx.
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Perched

June 16, 2017 - This big cat -- mountain lion, cougar, etc. -- is not only regal, it also can be dangerous. Don't forget, it is a carniv...
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Where's My Coffee

June 16, 2017 - This is one very large grizzly bear who understands just how I feel before my first espresso of the day.
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Brothers

June 15, 2017 - These two wolf pups -- brother and sister are from the same litter even though they have different coats.
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High Note

April 06, 2016 - There we were, a dozen or so adults, responding to the call of the coyote. Must admit, some of us had it down good enoug...
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Coyote Cute

April 05, 2016 - We've all heard of, or maybe even experienced "coyote ugly". Well, this baby coyote was anything but!
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Look Out Below

March 25, 2016 - This cat was looking for the right landing spot just before it leaped.
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Perky

March 17, 2016 - The longer we stayed, the cuter this little guy appeared.
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Lessons from Mom

March 14, 2016 - Mom spent a lot of time guiding and "lecturing these two pups while we stood around enjoying and photographing the group...
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Who's Coming

February 27, 2016 - First the sniff and now the look.
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Cuteness

February 22, 2016 - Just came out to look around and pose for a few photos.
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All by Myself

February 09, 2016 - One of the fox kits we were watching suddenly stopped to check us out. We didn't move and neither did it.
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Looking Back

February 05, 2016 - Not only was this cat fast in capturing prey, it run fast and it climbed as though it was rocket propelled.
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Sibling Rivalry

February 04, 2016 - These two kept us entertained with their antics for over an hour. No big surprise here, it turned out the female was the...
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On the Scent

February 02, 2016 - Never saw what the fox was picking up on, but it was definitely focused.
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Here's Looking at You

February 02, 2016 - Whatever it was coming within range, this cat saw/sensed it long before I did. In fact I never did see the target approa...
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I Dare You

January 29, 2016 - Tis Amur leopard was about one year old, but it was ready for action. You could say it was an aggressive adolescent in t...
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Owooo

January 28, 2016 - We used to have coyotes behind our condo in Michigan that would howl at the passing ambulance sirens. This was definitel...
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What's That?

January 27, 2016 - Given the chance, I probably would have named this little guy "curious George". Sure made for some great entertainment a...
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Break Dance

January 26, 2016 - I never realized just how agile -- and fast -- an Amur tiger could be.
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Paw Tricks

January 25, 2016 - Actually, this cat was trying to catch its prey. It happened saw fast it was like watching a magician do small hand tric...
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Siblings

January 24, 2016 - These two fox kits romped and played in close proximity to us seemingly without a care in the world. I'm sure "Mama" was...
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Splashing

January 12, 2016 - This is one of the photos that motivated me to enter some recent "Guru Shots" photo challenges -- 6 categories in total...
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