I stayed in Rawlins, Wyoming the night before and got up early to get to the scenic road I was planning to drive so I’d be there early and have a better chance to spot some wildlife.
Only about 2 minutes after getting off the interstate there was a pronghorn (antelope) running just a short distance off the right side of the road, parallel to it, at about my pace. I continued driving a short ways so that by the time he reached me I’d have the camera ready. Well, when I got in position he turned away from the road and ducked behind a snow fence.
What’s a snow fence? I’ve seen these lots of places during this trip and was saving them for the right time. These are constructed a few hundred yards off roadways to try and force blowing snow to drift on them and NOT the roadway. I see them everywhere.
And to give you some idea as to how big they are, here are two photos with pronghorn standing not far in front of them (from my vantage point).
When I got further down the scenic road I found some more pronghorn.