Taken 7-May-16
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Keywords:Yellowstone, Wyoming, Otter Creek, Grizzly, Wolf, Fight
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Dimensions1405 x 937
Original file size1.06 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken7-May-16 19:38
Date modified7-Jun-16 17:21
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D700
Focal length1000 mm
Focal length (35mm)1000 mm
Max lens aperturef/6.7
Exposure1/1000 at f/6.7
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 3200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x

Lori and I took a long spring trip of 5 weeks to Yellowstone National Park. It was our first trip with our new-to-us trailer.. Getting everything ready for the trip was exciting,but we finally departed for Yellowstone on April 30 and arrived in Yellowstone May 1. We stayed at Madison campground.



That evening I went for a drive looking for wildlife to photograph. I struck out in all the usual places, so returned to Otter Creek to see if ther ewas any action at the carcas. There was! A grizzly and the alpha male wolf o fthe Canyon pack were both at the carcas feeding on it.



The grizzly and wolf were not getting along well and eventually got into a bit of a fight. It was very exciting to watch at close range (about 150 yards), but the light was very poor.