America’s Greatest Animals / Our Big Five
Bison, King of the Mist, Yellowstone National Park, WY 2010
I never know where inspiration for a blog post might originate. I enjoy watching the nature channels on cable to see places I have been and to plan for places to shoot in the future. Recently, I was watching a National Geographic television show www.nationalgeographic.com on Nat Geo Wild (@natgeowild) called America’s Greatest Animals. The premise of the show was to identify America’s version of Africa’s “Big 5” animals. By the end of the show, the final list was revealed (spoiler alert!): Polar Bear, Grizzly, Wolf, Bison and Moose.
Although some may disagree as to which animals should be on the list, I realized I had classic images of each animal they had chosen. So, to celebrate America’s Big 5, without further ado: