Antelope in First Snow

Equipment Info
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D850
10287712/1000000 sec. / ISO 100
Nearest Area
Wet Mountain Valley
Town
Westcliffe
Brief Directions
Colorado SR 69
Description
In September 2020 the earliest recorded snowstorm ever had dumped 18 inches of snow in Colorado’s Wet Mountain Valley in a matter of hours. The blizzard took everyone by surprise, including this antelope. Usually very cautious and ready to take off instantly with up to 60 mph across the flat valley floor, this big guy couldn’t care less about my presence. He simply strutted in zigzag pattern all over the wide open range - probably wondering where all of the cold white stuff suddenly came from...
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Date Added
October 11, 2020
Date Taken
September 10, 2020