A Black Bear inspects my camera trap at night in a coastal temperate rainforest.   Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Black Bear inspects my camera trap at night in a coastal temperate rainforest. 

Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada. 

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 Surrounded by stars, a large dominant billy Mountain Goat rests while the rest of the herd grazes on alpine grasses.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

Surrounded by stars, a large dominant billy Mountain Goat rests while the rest of the herd grazes on alpine grasses. 

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 A young Mule Deer doe in Yellowstone National Park, USA.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A young Mule Deer doe in Yellowstone National Park, USA.

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 Two large Pronghorn Bucks roam the landscape in Yellowstone National Park, USA.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

Two large Pronghorn Bucks roam the landscape in Yellowstone National Park, USA.

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 A group of Pronghorn feed in Yellowstone National Park, USA.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A group of Pronghorn feed in Yellowstone National Park, USA.

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 A large Black Bear boar makes his way down the shoreline. Taken off the west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A large Black Bear boar makes his way down the shoreline. Taken off the west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C, Canada.

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 A Beaver swims amongst city lights at Burnaby Lake, in Burnaby, B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Beaver swims amongst city lights at Burnaby Lake, in Burnaby, B.C, Canada.

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 Plains Bison are symbolic of American grasslands. I found this guy in Yellowstone National Park, one of the last major strongholds for this species.    Image ©Connor Stefanison

Plains Bison are symbolic of American grasslands. I found this guy in Yellowstone National Park, one of the last major strongholds for this species.  

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 This Bobcat took this image of itself by walking through the infrared beam of my remote camera trap. Taken in Maple Ridge, B.C, Canada. Subject attracted with raw deer bones.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

This Bobcat took this image of itself by walking through the infrared beam of my remote camera trap. Taken in Maple Ridge, B.C, Canada. Subject attracted with raw deer bones. 

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 This Bobcat took this image of itself by walking through the infrared beam of my remote camera trap. Taken in Maple Ridge, B.C, Canada. Subject attracted with raw deer bones.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

This Bobcat took this image of itself by walking through the infrared beam of my remote camera trap. Taken in Maple Ridge, B.C, Canada. Subject attracted with raw deer bones. 

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 Long eyelashes made this calf moose a great subject! Taken in Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

Long eyelashes made this calf moose a great subject! Taken in Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada. 

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 After effortlessly turning over boulders to search for crabs, this yearling Black Bear checked me out for a brief moment. Taken on the west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

After effortlessly turning over boulders to search for crabs, this yearling Black Bear checked me out for a brief moment. Taken on the west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C, Canada. 

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 Attracted by a roadkill mule deer that I dragged off the road, this large cinnamon phase Black Bear took a photo of itself by activating my motion triggered camera trap. Taken in the interior of B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

Attracted by a roadkill mule deer that I dragged off the road, this large cinnamon phase Black Bear took a photo of itself by activating my motion triggered camera trap. Taken in the interior of B.C, Canada.

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 A Coyote scavenges a cow Elk carcass on a mild December day. Taken in Montana, USA.    Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Coyote scavenges a cow Elk carcass on a mild December day. Taken in Montana, USA. 

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 A Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep lamb, leaps across a creek to catch up with other herd members. Taken in Jasper National Park, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep lamb, leaps across a creek to catch up with other herd members. Taken in Jasper National Park, Canada.

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 A Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep smiles for the camera with a mouthful of grass. Taken in Jasper National Park, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep smiles for the camera with a mouthful of grass. Taken in Jasper National Park, Canada.

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  A Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep follows its herd up a mountain to their bedding grounds. Taken in Jasper National Park, Canada.    Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep follows its herd up a mountain to their bedding grounds. Taken in Jasper National Park, Canada.

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 A herd of Rocky Mountain Elk move across a rocky hillside in Montana, USA.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A herd of Rocky Mountain Elk move across a rocky hillside in Montana, USA.

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 Two bull Rocky Mountain Elk feed along Talbot Lake in Jasper National Park, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

Two bull Rocky Mountain Elk feed along Talbot Lake in Jasper National Park, Canada.

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  A Red Fox successfully pounces on prey in Yellowstone National Park, USA.     Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Red Fox successfully pounces on prey in Yellowstone National Park, USA. 

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 I found this Mule Deer buck taking advantage of the abundant feed in a minimally snow covered forest in Jasper National Park, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

I found this Mule Deer buck taking advantage of the abundant feed in a minimally snow covered forest in Jasper National Park, Canada.

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 A Yellow-bellied Marmot surveys the outside world from it's home in a boulder field. Taken in Manning Provincial Park, B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Yellow-bellied Marmot surveys the outside world from it's home in a boulder field. Taken in Manning Provincial Park, B.C, Canada.

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 Young Raccoons interact with each other in Vancouver, B.C, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

Young Raccoons interact with each other in Vancouver, B.C, Canada. 

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 A Gray Wolf pup stands in the intertidal zone off the west coast of B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Gray Wolf pup stands in the intertidal zone off the west coast of B.C, Canada.

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 An alpha female Gray Wolf watches the photographer from the highest point of land in the intertidal zone. Taken off the west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

An alpha female Gray Wolf watches the photographer from the highest point of land in the intertidal zone. Taken off the west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C, Canada. 

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 Gladiator Tree Frog. Gamboa, Panama.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

Gladiator Tree Frog. Gamboa, Panama. 

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 Red-eyed Tree Frog. Gamboa, Panama.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

Red-eyed Tree Frog. Gamboa, Panama.

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 A Cane Toad leaps over the camera as lightning strikes. Taken near Colon, Panama.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Cane Toad leaps over the camera as lightning strikes. Taken near Colon, Panama. 

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 A Black Bear fishes for Sockeye Salmon on Vancouver Island in B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Black Bear fishes for Sockeye Salmon on Vancouver Island in B.C, Canada.

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 A Cross Fox pup beds down above the den as it waits for its parents to return with food. Taken in the B.C interior of Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Cross Fox pup beds down above the den as it waits for its parents to return with food. Taken in the B.C interior of Canada. 

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 A Cross Fox pup pauses before entering the den. Taken in the B.C interior of Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Cross Fox pup pauses before entering the den. Taken in the B.C interior of Canada.

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 A lone Mountain Goat beds down on a valley bottom bluff in southwest B.C, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

A lone Mountain Goat beds down on a valley bottom bluff in southwest B.C, Canada. 

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 Steller Sea Lions relax on a small island off the west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

Steller Sea Lions relax on a small island off the west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C, Canada. 

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 A Black Bear cub plays with a rockweed covered branch on Vancouver Island, B.C, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Black Bear cub plays with a rockweed covered branch on Vancouver Island, B.C, Canada. 

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