Really beautiful animals!
Officially named The Montgomery Pass Wild Horses, (click to enlarge)
these mustangs have a range of 50,185 acres,
spanning the borders of California and Nevada.
Photos were taken on the south shore of Mono Lake in California.
There has been no human round up, or baiting population control efforts, with this herd for the past thirty years.
They are the only herd in the US whose population is managed entirely by mountain lion predation.
These guys are clearly advising me not to come much closer!
There were only two other people here in the winter and you can see the horses seemed more interested in the people, than visa versa.
These are shy and elusive creatures, I was fortunate to spend time with them.
I didn’t have my zoom lens and was pleased they allowed me in shooting distance.
The herd is estimated to have a population of over a…
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