Quite a beautiful trio, eh?
One of many images I captured of the herd that hangs out northeast of Denver International Airport. I hadn’t seen them in months so was very happy to have run across them on this day late last month.
Before the arrival of western Europeans, it is believed as many as 40 million of them roamed the open rangelands of North America – possibly more than there were bison. Hunting and fragmentation of their habitat by fences and human settlements took its toll and as few as 20,000 remained at the start of the 20th century. Thankfully conservation and education saved them from ex