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Collision of History

When you look at this photograph, you see a homestead surrounded by bison with mountains in the background. It gives you a sense of American history. However, this is a false sense of history. Bison were extirpated across America, and Jackson Hole was one of those places where bison were extirpated and homesteaders ranched the land. Through the success of conservation, we can now see two pieces of history glued together into modern culture.

TAGS: Animal, Bison, Homestead, Nature, Wildlife, Wyoming

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Jackson, Missouri, United States of America
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© Trevor LaClair.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2018
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 14, 2018, 2 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/5000
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION Jackson, Wyoming, United States of America