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Sunday, May 10, 2020

May 10, 2020


Location: Laramie, Wyoming

These are Pronghorm Antelopes,
They live in the west and eat sage and grass.
They stay warm in cold weather with air-filled hair,
And they can't jump but can run really fast.

Note: Make sure you read the article linked below, it has a fascinating section on their anatomy that describes why they can run but not jump.

Guest Photographer: Joy Handley

Sources: University of Michigan Museum of Zoology Animal Diversity Web - Antilocapra americana pronghorn

Photos © 2020 Joy Handley,  text © 2020 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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