“White-tailed Buck”

© Teklanika Photography 2016
© Teklanika Photography 2016

Dakota White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus dacotensis)
Cherry Creek State Park, Colorado
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/160 sec @ f5.6
iso 400
© Teklanika Photography 2016

“October Buck”

© Teklanika Photography 2009
© Teklanika Photography 2009

Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
Roxborough State Park, Colorado
Sony A200
Sony 75-300mm lens @ 300mm
1/500 sec @ f5.6
iso 250
© Teklanika Photography 2009

“Colorado Mule Deer”

© Teklanika Photography 2014
© Teklanika Photography 2014

Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
Beulah, Colorado
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 300mm
1/200 sec @ f5.6
iso 200
© Teklanika Photography 2014

“Mule Deer”

© Teklanika Photography 2013
© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Mule Deer”

Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
04/12/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 300mm
1/200 sec @ f5.6
iso 200
© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Muley”

© Teklanika Photography 2009
© Teklanika Photography 2009

A warm autumn afternoon in Colorado, and the mule deer bucks were out in full force.

“Muley”
Roxborough State Park, Colorado
09/22/2009
Sony A200
Sony 75-300mm lens @ 135mm
1/60 sec @ f5.6
iso 400
© Teklanika Photography 2009

Blood on the Tracks

courtesy of Outdoor Life
by Andrew McKean

Earlier this winter, as the first wave of deep snow and arctic cold slammed northeastern Montana, Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ game warden Todd Anderson was dispatched early one morning by the Valley County (Montana) Sheriff’s office.

“I was told that the BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad) engineer had just called to say his train had hit a herd of antelope west of Vandalia, and there were wounded animals to dispatch,” Anderson told me this week. “I drove out there, and as I got close, I was flagged down by a railroad worker.”

The incident had happened a mile from the nearest crossing, so the BNSF employee offered to drive Anderson to the scene in his converted pickup, outfitted with a locomotive’s running gear to travel the tracks.

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