Photo of the Day #939: Pronghorn

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A female pronghorn (Antilocapra americana), photographed at Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah.


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A male pronghorn (Antilocapra americana), resting in the tall grass. Photographed on Antelope Island, Utah.
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A male pronghorn (Antilocapra americana), photographed yesterday morning at Antelope Island State Park, Utah.
The Pronghorn or Pronghorn antelope* Antilocapra americana is a strikingly unique artiodactyl, endemic to western North America. Historically, it ranged from southern Manitoba and Washington in the north to northern Mexico in the south, and to western Iowa in the east. Between 40 and 50 million…