Staying Close to Mom

Fields of grass that were once green have mostly turned to a golden brown as our hot and dry summer begins to wane. Calves of many species are still staying close to mother both for protection and for cues to find the most nutritious forage. Views like this are common along Mormon Row in the evening. We sometimes see groups of three Pronghorn calves following a single mother. Can you see all three calves in this photo? Soon the long days of haze will be replaced by long cool nights.