This young Canadian Lynx was mousing in grass along a lakeshore on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula. Speaking softly to him he seemed completely at ease.
Band of Dall sheep ewes crossing a ridgeline to another meadow in the Kenai Mountains of Alaska
Well Hello There
A young Dall sheep wondering what the strange upright creature looking at her is.
A young bull moose just starting to grow his antlers for the year.
A mid-summer bull moose with his velvet clad antlers on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula
A very young bull moose eating the remnants of the flower garden.
Cow caribou alone on the slopes of the Northeastern Brooks Range of Alaska
A handsome bull muskox eating fireweed along the Dalton Highway.
An Arctic Ground squirrel having lunch.
Bull Muskox making his way across the vast tundra at the foothills of the north slopes of the Alaska Brooks Range
A very young Dall sheep frolicking on the rugged slopes of the Chugach Mountains in Alaska
Leap of Faith
Even when very young the Dall sheep are surefooted and confident in the rugged environment they inhabit.
Thanks to Canadian wildlife conservation efforts, sightings of these magnificent animals are common along the Alaska Highway in northern British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.
Built for the Cold
The heavy wool covering their face is to protect them against the cold when clearly snow and ice from the winter grasses they must root for.
It seemed like this young Wood Bison bull was yucking it up for the camera when he put his tongue up his nose.
A young Stone sheep ram in British Columbia.
Canadian Lynx looking back as he sloly walked away.
Looking for all the world like a house cat sitting the living room, this Lynx was very calm and seemingly a deep thinker.