Pictures of Felicia and her COY's outside GTNP 2019

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Pictures of Felicia and her COY's outside GTNP 2019

Post by Nikon_nerd » Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:45 am

A few pictures of a new sow "Felicia". I wrote about the trip a little here: viewtopic.php?f=5&t=386

Unfortunately we only got to see the cubs one day. There was an aggressive boar hanging around in the area harassing Felicia.

The light was pretty awful, but we had to deal with it the best we could.

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Re: Pictures of Felecia and her COY's outside GTNP 2019

Post by JimO » Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:12 pm

Nice Encounter. Love the sows and cubs together shots....the cycle of life and all. :)



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Re: Pictures of Felicia and her COY's outside GTNP 2019

Post by bsinc1962 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:55 am

Nice pictures, sadly she is down to just one cub.



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Re: Pictures of Felicia and her COY's outside GTNP 2019

Post by RikWriter » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:11 am

I love the last three shots.



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Re: Pictures of Felicia and her COY's outside GTNP 2019

Post by Nikon_nerd » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:22 am

bsinc1962 wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:55 am
Nice pictures, sadly she is down to just one cub.
Yeah, unfortunately, the lighter faced one was killed by the boar harassing her.



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Re: Pictures of Felicia and her COY's outside GTNP 2019

Post by lah » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:30 pm

Wonderful shots! Love the whole series.
So sad that cub was lost -- same day as Obsidian lost one of hers, I think.



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Re: Pictures of Felicia and her COY's outside GTNP 2019

Post by FavParks » Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:23 pm

Wonderful captures of the interactions among the sow, and the cubs. I really like the image of the cub climbing on the back of the sow. Your images shows she is a very patient and loving mother. Good sequence of photos this grizzly family. Very lovely.

Unfortunately, I read Felicia got separated from her cub again last week -
"On June 18, a private citizen abruptly hazed her again while separated from her cub. There is an investigation on-going involving a Jackson Hole Security truck in the latter hazing. "

Jackson Hole News & Guide also reported that she might have been hit by a car. However Felicia is still alive.
Hope she and the cub will find each other.
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Re: Pictures of Felicia and her COY's outside GTNP 2019

Post by bsinc1962 » Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:10 am

I was over there on Sunday. The cub was by Turpin Meadows, Felicia was near the Holmes Cave trailhead about 3 miles east. Felicia looked and moved ok. If they don't find each other it doesn't bode well for cub #2.



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Re: Pictures of Felicia and her COY's outside GTNP 2019

Post by billandkaren » Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:04 pm

Great pictures. Thanks for sharing. Sad to hear about the cubs.

--Bill



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Re: Pictures of Felicia and her COY's outside GTNP 2019

Post by bsinc1962 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:38 pm

Just got word that Felicia and her remaining cub who people have named Pepper are reunited after 4 weeks apart. :D



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