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19-FEB-2007 copyright Elizabeth Bickel

Cold Job

Standing outside in the Lamar Valley at minus 25 degrees(-25)Fahrenheit, just to catch a glimpse of a wolf, is something best left to hardy humans. And even the most hardy still have their moments...

This couple were Researchers from the Yellowstone Institute. A typical day for them consists of long hours of boredom just waiting in the cold. However, their boredom is often spiced by the brief excitement of seeing wolves and being able to analize wolf activity. That makes having to tolerate the harsh conditions of a Yellowstone winter worth it.


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XiaoBernard9917-Jan-2011 10:08
Very interesting shoot.Just seen last week a report on the park in winter....
1moremile27-Apr-2008 22:34
Not sure if it's really worth -25 but I've been out in the -10 or so and for no reason at all. The guy in black says it for me. It IS COLD!
Guest 15-Mar-2008 00:42
Nice Shot / Go for it V
Hank Vander Velde14-Mar-2008 23:51
What we don't/won't do for a good shot He!
dane14-Mar-2008 19:18
woah! That kind of cold hurts....
Jonathan Popp14-Mar-2008 19:12
I think I'll wait for warmer weather :)