Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
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Big on beauty, short on people. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Today's image gives us a glimpse of beautiful Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. The park, established in 1929, includes numerous lakes, the Snake River, and the Teton Range, famed for its series of sharp, jagged peaks. Bring your binoculars with you, and if it's summertime, be on the lookout for pronghorns, who travel about 240 kilometres to get there. They aren't the only creatures to visit seasonally; elk and bison are also summer visitors. These migrations play a vital role in the ecosystem of Grand Teton National Park. The animals help disperse seeds and provide food for predators.