A bronze sculpture of a mountain lion guards the Wyoming landscape out side the Northeast Welcome Center. The sculpture is by David R. Nelson, a nationally and internationally recognized sculptor that specializes in wildlife and human form as well as contemporary life sized and monumental sculptures.  He has been a professional artist for over 26 years, and has been commissioned by corporations, public art programs and private homeowners for a number of site-specific sculptures.  His work can be found at www.davidnelsonsculptures.com