We left Yellowstone Lake and drove through Hayden Valley toward Canyon. This was our first encounter with Buffalo. I had some impression before the trip that we may see a few, but there were tons of them!
Here’s an idea of what happens to the traffic when the buffalo are around:
This was mid-day and the sun was much to harsh for slide film, so B&W was my only option. Even with the B&W, I had to blow out the highlights in order to get any detail in the buffalo. This guy was sitting by the road to enjoy the parade of tourists:
This guy was using the scratching post (former road sign) to get some relief:
Here is another group of buffalo near the road. We rarely encountered a single buffalo: