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Badlands np Bighorns/Rushmore Goat

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We took a family trip out to the Black Hills and saw some bighorn rams in the Badlands and a Mountain goat at Mt Rushmore. There was a group of 5 rams bedded along side the road just before sundown.  I got a few pics before someone got too close and the rams got up and moved off.  I returned at sunrise the next morning and two of the rams had returned and eventually bedded down where I could get a couple of shots with the Badlands in the background.  Beautiful animals in a great background!

 

Sundown shots:

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Sunrise shots:

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A Mt. Rushmore mountain goat:

 

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The west is a picture takers paradise for sure!

 

 

 

 

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