We left our driveway and saw something running. It looked strange. I am always on the lookout for stray dogs. (A couple of weeks ago we returned Daisy to her owners…with a reminder to all the small children that their dog needed more attention! Daisy was walking down the center of the highway and was more than happy to go for a ride with us. ) Anyways this “something” looked like a dog…it ran like a dog.
My camera was in the case, and I had to change lenses and I had my gloves on and I knew my battery was low…how low was it? I started snapping photos through the windshield.
Chance is watching. Earlier in the morning when I walked him for his morning duty he pranced around like a pup and was very interested in something on the back road. I thought it was strange… we came back to the house and got in the car and left.
As you can see it was NOT a dog.
He almost posed for a photo. He meandered along.
The Timber Wolf gave the Bald Eagle a wide berth and took off toward the woods. The Bald Eagle had been feasting on a road killed deer, he got up and flew away but landed close enough for a photo.
So that was our adventure on Friday. As you can see we still have some snow, a few days ago this field was bare….it has rained/snowed since then.
Oh my goodness! Unbelievable pictures! I thought to myself, this looks like a wolf, not a coyote, and it is a wolf! Aren't wolves beautiful!
So interesting! Glad that the wolves have survived! Yes, it is beautiful. But worrisome for Chance.
Wow, that is a huge wolf. Beautiful and scary at the same time. And a cool shot of the Bald Eagle! :-)
I agree with DJan. The wolf is both scary and beautiful. I'm surprised by how much snow you have. I'm in Michigan and we'll be getting some soon.
WOLF! Beautiful and scary! Love your Eagle shot!
You do live in a wild part of the country.
Great photos - at least it's a lone wolf and not in a pack - yet.
Now that's wildlife! :)
It's exciting to catch great shots like that--wow!
And the wolf was probably feeding on the carcas too.
Growing up in the North Country, Timber wolves were part of the folklore. Beautiful, wary, mystical creatures, and you were fast enough to get those amazing pictures!
Amazing wildlife sighting! You must live on the edge of wilderness.
I wonder why he was out alone. He was on a journey to something or to see someone else. He may have smelled the deer but wasn't brave enough to go eat. That seems unusual to know there was a wolf in your area and yet we had a mountain lion in our area months ago. You have a great photographic proof of what you were seeing.
I always find it interesting that we catch sight of some bird or animal and in a matter of seconds it's gone. Being at the right place at the right time, that's what we hope for. Your wolf looks majestic, even from a distance.
Glad your battery held out! You caught him! No wonder Chance has been so lively.
We have eagles and coyotes here in the suburbs, and even black bears, but certainly NOT wolves. What a great sighting.
Wow! What a catch!!!
That's a big one. And how exciting that you got to see it. I always meant to go on a wolf howl at the Wolf Centef near Ely but didn't get there. Even better to see one so close. Tell Chance to be safe when he is out there.
Wonderful pictures. I would love to see both of those in my yard. Through the window of course, for that coyote.
Wow, how neat to see a timber wolf and get a photo of it. Awesome captures of both the wolf and the eagle.
Fascinating photos. I've seen a fox before at Nalley Valley but never a wolf.
So wonderful to see the wildlife that is still in some areas of the country. You are so lucky to live where you do. Great pics!
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