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Mountain Goat


Mountain Goat
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Copyright: Philippe Baudet (phibau) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 40 W: 1 N: 93] (601)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Pentax ME Super
Exposure: f/1
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-02-14 14:56
Viewed: 1919
Points: 8
[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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你好
這山的岩石很有趣味 也很特別
岩石照的很美麗
謝謝你的分享
STONE

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  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2013-02-14 22:40]

interesting species of goat. i love how you take this image. interesting wildlife image. good work. tfs.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6475 W: 89 N: 15608] (65293)
  • [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

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 821 W: 0 N: 2414] (10640)
  • [2013-02-16 7:14]

Bonjuor Philippe,
The natural environment ..
Excellernt capture, superb DOF, sharpness and composition
Have a nice weekend,
Seyfi

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