I’m introducing Yellowstone this week, where I’m working as a park ranger for the season. There’ll be plenty of Yellowstone to come. In my first couple of weeks I’ve seen a grizzly bear and a black wolf. Then there’s the bison, trumpeter swans, and sandhill cranes. The place is utterly amazing. I don’t have pictures of it all, but I’ll share the ones I do get along the way. I thought I’d start with one of the most iconic places in all of America, Old Faithful.
A bison slowly meanders in front of Old Faithful on a cold spring afternoon minutes before Old Faithful was to erupt.
Right as I was photographing the iconic scene, and right as Old Faithful went off, the buffalo discharged. Those of us watching joked that perhaps it was the buffalo’s metaphor for how it felt about the upcoming tourist season.
He then continued sauntering…
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