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Golden Eagle on Elk Carcass

A pack of wolves killed an elk early one March morning, and having had their fill were howling in the hills behind me. This golden eagle took advantage of the opportunity, asserted its dominance over the other scavengers on the carcass, and gorged before something bigger came along.

TAGS: Carcass, Eagle, Elk, Winter, Wyoming

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Greybull, Wyoming, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Mike Blissett.
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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 03.2018
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2018, 11:54 p.m.
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Focal Length: 4.2mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2800
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PHOTO LOCATION Wyoming, United States of America