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A young woman wears a heart mask on Valentine’s Day.
A scenic view of Valentine River in Nebraska.
A Bison at the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge in Nebraska near Valentine, Nebraska.
A steer head skeleton on the prairie at Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge near Valentine, Nebraska.
Biologist investigating blowout penstemon, an endangered plant, on the Valentine NWR in Nebraska.
The Western prairie fringed orchid, a threatened plant species in the Nebraska Sandhills. The insect shown is a non-pollinating beetle.
The Western prairie fringed orchid, a threatened plant species in the Nebraska Sandhills.
Longhorn cattle drive at Ft. Niobrara NWR near Valentine, NE.
A refuge worker after a day of working longhorn cattle on the Fort Niobrara NWR near Valentine, Nebraska.
Carl Simmons and his son check cattle on his ranch near Valentine, NE.
Refuge workers prepare to sort out longhorn cattle at Fort Niobrara NWR near Valentine, Nebraska.
Carl Simmons with a cattle dog on his ranch near Valentine, NE.
Carl Simmons’ sons watch as their father checks cattle on the family ranch near Valentine, NE.
Carl Simmons checks cattle on his ranch near Valentine, NE.
Cattle on Carl Simmons’ ranch near Valentine, Nebraska.
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