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Jan. 6: After a long day of grazing, the bison enjoy nice January weather, sleeping in the grass under the clouded stars. nature, wildlife, landscape, mammal, bison, night, sky, cloud, star Photo: Marilyn Wodzinski

Jan. 6: After a long day of grazing, the bison enjoy nice January weather, sleeping in the grass under the clouded stars.

Treetop snack

A fox squirrel enjoys supper on the hiking path between Lederman Science Center and Wilson Hall on Sept. 26. nature, wildlife, animal, mammal, squirrel, fox squirrel Photo: Gordon Garcia

A fox squirrel enjoys supper on the hiking path between Lederman Science Center and Wilson Hall on Sept. 26.

The photographer recently relocated Chicagoland to South Dakota for work on LBNF. Traffic jams there are a little different than they are in Illinois! nature, wildlife, animal, mammal, sheep, bighorn sheep, South Dakota Photo: Joe Pygott

The photographer recently relocated Chicagoland to South Dakota for work on LBNF. Traffic jams there are a little different than they are in Illinois!

This photo was captured along Wilson Road heading into the lab at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Aug. 2. The deer all had their heads down and were eating. But when the photographer stopped, the deer all looked up at the same time and stared at him while he zoomed and snapped the photo. nature, wildlife, animal, mammal, deer, prairie, landscape, summer, fog Photo: Mike Piekarski

This photo was captured along Wilson Road heading into the lab at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Aug. 2. The deer all had their heads down and were eating. But when the photographer stopped, the deer all looked up at the same time and stared at him while he zoomed and snapped the photo.