|Copyright: Philippe Baudet (phibau)
|Date Taken: 2012|
|Camera: Pentax ME Super|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2013-02-14 14:56|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]|
|Despite its name, this likeable animal belongs to bovidae family. It's an extraordinary climber, one never get tired of seeing them move on the rocks. Fortunately, it's quite easy to see them, as they generally remain above tree limit. They can be found up to 4,000m, sometimes higher.|
They wear a heavy coat (in fact two layers) which helps them to withstand very low temperatures of their habitat. They live in Rocky Mountains, from NW USA mainland to SW Alaska Some animals can be foud in Colorado.
Glacier National Park is likely one of the best places to watch them.
I have closer pictures, but for the first one, it can be interested to submit the animal in its environment.
I realized upon returning home that the goat was exactly centered in the frame. I tried different crops but I liked nothing. So too bad, I despise the composition rules!
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- [2013-02-14 22:40]
interesting species of goat. i love how you take this image. interesting wildlife image. good work. tfs.
- [2013-02-15 13:09]
Salut Philippe,les details ne sont pas au top a cause de la surexposition du blanc,mais le rencontre est vraiment unique,tres jolie a voir cette espece tres rare on TN.Merci et belle soiree',Luciano
- [2013-02-16 7:14]
The natural environment ..
Excellernt capture, superb DOF, sharpness and composition
Have a nice weekend,