21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Catching the Scent

Near Fairy Falls trailhead in Yellowstone, a male buffalo catches the scent of a female but he's at the tail end of mating season and probably won't have much luck.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D90
Copyright: © Becca Hamm Conard