Posted by Céline Ruffino (New York, United States) on 25 February 2010 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Bisons in Theodore Roosevelt National Park (North Dakota).
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Was among the winners for the challenge “captivity-freedom” on Two4Tuesday : )

Yvon from Orleans, France

superbe prise de vue ; je ne connais pas ce parc très nature
bises et bonne journée, Céline

25 Feb 2010 6:25am

@Yvon: Merci : ) C'est tout au nord, au milieu de nulle part !

Richard from Montferland, Netherlands

Where are the indians. This is a fantastic landscape Celine, i give you a A+ for thisone.

25 Feb 2010 7:32am

@Richard: Thank you very much !

pierrot from Bischoffsheim, France

very beautiful photo Celine, this buffalo grazing peacefully

25 Feb 2010 8:10am

@pierrot: Thank you : )

Lilly from La Ménitré, France

Très belle photo avec ce panorama ! Bonne journée !

25 Feb 2010 8:19am

@Lilly: Merci : )

tede from Aubenas 07, France

Une vraie scène de western dans ce extraordinaire paysage. Bonne journée.

25 Feb 2010 8:29am

@tede: Merci : )

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom

Beautiful shot!

The bison in the right makes it a perfect scene!

25 Feb 2010 8:29am

@Xerophytes: Thank you : )

Karthik from Chennai, India

Looks like the 3 bisons have been positioned just for your snap. Lovely!

25 Feb 2010 8:35am

@Karthik: Thank you : )

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Nice landscape, some of the bisons left. Nice shot.

25 Feb 2010 9:40am

@Jaap: Thank you : )

El pare from Prepirineu, Spain

Nous sommes déjà au Far West... ici il ne semble pas qu'il y aurà une débandade. Une belle image.

25 Feb 2010 9:50am

@El pare: Merci : )

Richard Standley from Carquefou, France

Superbe image. On se croirait dans un bon vieux Western!
Bonne journée

25 Feb 2010 9:51am

@Richard Standley: Merci : )

jpla from St Barthélémy d'Anjou-49, France

est-il prêt à charger ? Bonne journée.

25 Feb 2010 10:03am

@jpla: Non ca va, il mangeait tranquillement...

T.hÓmas from Paris, France

t'es photos nous font voyager ... un jour a NYC l'autre dans les plaines du Dakota ... demain le Texas ? (lol)
superbe photo en tout cas et superbe photoblog.

25 Feb 2010 10:24am

@T.hÓmas: Merci : )
Le Texas, c'etait le 15 janvier ; )

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Nicely placed and composed

25 Feb 2010 10:47am

@grouser: Thank you : )

Tomix from landerneau, France

merveilleuse photo! si insolite pour nous!

25 Feb 2010 11:04am

@Tomix: Merci : )

Candy from China

To say my feeling in Chinese is "风吹草低见牛羊"(Wind-swept pastures see the cattle and sheep) A nice sentence of an old poems in the past . Well done ~~ I like the sky ~

25 Feb 2010 11:17am

@Candy: Thank you : ) Your poem brings me back to that moment because it really felt exactly like that !

Stephane from Paris, France

Il ne manque que Lucky Luke et Jolly Jumper ...
Le cadrage est vraiment sympa avec cet animal ramassé à droite de l'image.

25 Feb 2010 1:29pm

@Stephane: Merci : )

JPS from Le Havre, France

Avec un peu moins de monde pour les tuer...Merci pour ce moment de nature...

25 Feb 2010 1:34pm

@JPS: De rien : )

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

C'est impressionnant Céline, on s'y croirait ! Merci de nous faire partager tes voyages :) Bonne journée !

25 Feb 2010 1:46pm

@Tamara: Merci : ) C'est avec plaisir !

Louloupix from NEW YORK, United States

They seem so peaceful, I love this picture for the zen it brings.
Great catch love.

25 Feb 2010 2:14pm

@Louloupix: Thank you Loulou : )

Marie-France from Sceaux d, France

et voici une photo qui me donne envie d'aller vers les grands espaces... superbe !

25 Feb 2010 2:43pm

@Marie-France: Merci : )

Andrei Barbu from Timisoara, Romania

Great view and capture, beautiful park u have there! Cool shot!

25 Feb 2010 2:58pm

@Andrei Barbu: Thank you : )

Marzia from ., Italy

wonderful shot

25 Feb 2010 3:40pm

@Marzia: Thank you : )

`Paul from Minneapolis, United States

nicely composed shot. .. North Dakota doesn't get the press like other states, so this is good to see!

25 Feb 2010 3:50pm

@`Paul: Thank you : ) It is the state that gives the biggest surprise when we say we went there !

Javi Kobe from Kobe, Japan

Good scale, good composition.

25 Feb 2010 4:11pm

@Javi Kobe: Thank you : )

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

Postcard perfect!!!

25 Feb 2010 4:19pm

@Self-Indulgence: Thank you : )

K.B.R from Switzerland

quel belle photo avec ce bison, parfait cadrage.

25 Feb 2010 5:44pm

@K.B.R: Merci : )

missparis from PARIS, France

Ce ne serait pas le parc des badlands ?

25 Feb 2010 5:55pm

@missparis: Non, c'est Theodore Roosevelt National Park, mais il est au nord des Badlands et lui ressemble beaucoup ! Bien vu !

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Such a beautiful area, the Bison seem to have so much room to roam

25 Feb 2010 6:23pm

@JJ: Thank you : ) They do have space and grass, like bisons' Heaven !

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Great Western feeling here, awesome!

25 Feb 2010 6:30pm

@MadScientist: Thank you : )

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Beautiful shot. I like the perspective and comp

25 Feb 2010 7:23pm

@✿ Anina ✿: Thank you : )

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Great composition!

25 Feb 2010 8:30pm

@Marilla: Thank you : )

Anouk from France

Cela rappelle tous les beaux poèmes sur les vertus du voyage.

25 Feb 2010 10:04pm

@Anouk: C'est vrai !

Otto K. from Atlanta, United States

that's so cool. I don't think I've seen one of those in person. lovely landscape.

25 Feb 2010 10:34pm

@Otto K.: Thank you : ) They are beautiful and powerful animals !

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A great panoramic view that you have captured here. It looks like this bison has gone through a few battles in its lifetime.

25 Feb 2010 11:03pm

@Steven: Thank you : ) I think it is his normal fur, but maybe they lose some for summer ?

manel from Girona, Spain

Me gusta ver los animales en plena naturaleza. Muy bonita.

25 Feb 2010 11:17pm

@manel: Muchas gracias Manel !

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful shot of the Wild West.

25 Feb 2010 11:59pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you : )

Paul from summerside, Canada

Nice one

26 Feb 2010 12:56am

@Paul: Thank you : )

Bishop from Houston, United States

aah... a vanishing symbol of the ol' american west! :)

26 Feb 2010 1:12am

@Bishop: Thanks God there are national park to keep a few of them !

Yvonne from United States

Great shot ...love the placement of the buffalo give the photo a wast wild west feel

26 Feb 2010 1:44am

@Yvonne: Thank you : )

Manubhai from Bangalore, India

Good placement of the subject in this image...very nice landscape...I loved this shot...

26 Feb 2010 3:49am

@Manubhai: Thank you : )

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

I didn't know they had buffalo in New York... Great shot. I love the iconography of the great western plains.

26 Feb 2010 4:06am

@Bettina: Thank you : ) It was taken in North Dakota ! There is Buffalo, NY ; ) but for bisons, we have to travel !

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Beautiful shot!

26 Feb 2010 4:20am

@bluechameleon: Thank you : )

Veronelle from Lens, France

ben dis-moi, ils ne les ont pas tous exterminés ?

26 Feb 2010 11:40am

@Veronelle: Non, heureusement, il en reste dans les parcs nationaux !

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Belle photo !

26 Feb 2010 7:58pm

@Laur: Merci : )

Lyl and Roll from Besançon, France

Ah ah ! Joli !!!
Tu as de la concurrence chez Mister Lee aujourd'hui : "http://wildlife.aminus3.com/image/2010-02-15.html"

27 Feb 2010 7:21am

@Lyl and Roll: Merci ! Ah oui, un autre bison : )

Mascha from Kootstertille, Netherlands

A great landscape!!

27 Feb 2010 7:25pm

@Mascha: Thanks Mascha !


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