Gerrit Vyn Photography –

Gerrit Vyn is a conservation and wildlife photographer and cinematographer dedicated to telling the stories of endangered animals and habitats. He is a producer for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and a fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers

Sagebrush Sea

Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) skeleton caught in a sheep fence. Both antelope, which jump poorly, and deer commonly get there legs caught in livestock fences leading to a slow suffering death. Obstacles like this pose a major threat to the highly migratory Pronghorn and Mule deer of western Wyoming. Sublette County, Wyoming. May.
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Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) skeleton caught in a sheep fence. Both antelope, which jump poorly, and deer commonly get there legs caught in livestock fences leading to a slow suffering death. Obstacles like this pose a major threat to the highly migratory Pronghorn and Mule deer of western Wyoming. Sublette County, Wyoming. May.

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