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Smile! Rocky Mountain Critters Caught on Camera

BLM Bear

black bear poses

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A black bear caught on film by Bureau of Land Management Colorado cameras.

Bighorn Sheep

Bighorn sheep drinking

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A herd of bighorn sheep drinks from a BLM-provided water tank on public lands.

Black Bear

Black bear near water tank

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A black bear roams in the range of a BLM "critter cam" set by the Royal Gorge Field Office in Colorado.

Scruffy Bear

Black bear walking in mountains

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Looking a bit mussed, a black bear walks against a panoramic backdrop on Colorado public lands.

Bobcat

Bobcat on critter cam

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A curious bobcat captured by the BLM Colorado's "critter cams."

Coyote

Coyote and water tank

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A coyote investigates a water tank set out by BLM officials to manage grazing and provide water for wildlife on public lands.

Mountain Lion

Mountain lion in rocky mountains

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Mountain lions are rarely glimpsed by humans in the wild, but this one approached the BLM's cameras.

Coyote

Coyote at water tank

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A coyote drinks from a BLM water tank in Colorado.

Sunrise Deer

Deer at sunrise

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Sunrise paints the sky pink as a deer walks by a BLM "critter cam."

Elk

Elk on BLM camera

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Is someone taking pictures? An elk investigates the BLM cameras.

Elk Drinking

Elk at water tank

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An elk gets a drink from a BLM watering hole.