THE YELLOWSTONE RIVER AT SUNRISE
An early adventure to go wildlife watching began at 6AM at a chilly temperature of -3 C but 'nothing ventured is nothing gained' and I think this view alone was worth it.
STEAM RISING FROM VENTING FUMAROLES
ELK AT SUNRISE
These slender animals are the fastest mammals running up to 95 Km/h
MANY HERDS OF BISON
BISON IN CHARGE
BREAKFAST BY A BABBLING BROOK
A now-extinct geyser in the Lamar Valley
MR BISON BESIDE OUR CAR
Looks like he prettied himself up for the photo
Quite unaware of the hundred cars that stopped to see him.
SWANS ON THE YELLOWSTONE RIVER
JUST BECAUSE I LIKE GRASSES
Braving the rapids and then drying out on a rock in the river
GURGLING MUD CAULDRON
In 1870 explorers heard the rumbling and came across mud spewing into the treetops from this volcano. Two years later it had blown itself apart.
DRAGONS MOUTH SPRING
Water surges out like the lashing of a dragon's tongue
COLOURFUL GRASS AMONGST BUBBLING MUD
Built in 1937
CALM WATERS ON THE YELLOWSTONE RIVER