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Bugling Elk A bull elk bugles during the rut.  Picture taken in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA.  Cervus canadensis,Elk,Geotagged,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Bugling Elk

A bull elk bugles during the rut. Picture taken in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA.

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  1. You got some awesome locations on your personal map:

    http://www.jungledragon.com/user/1353/wildlifemap

    Regarding this photo, I cannot imagine capturing the essence of an Elk better than this. I'm "afraid" this one just has to be promoted as well. Classic shot!
    Posted 8 years ago

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The elk or wapiti is one of the largest species within the deer family, Cervidae, in the world, and one of the largest land mammals in North America and Eastern Asia. This animal should not be confused with the still larger moose to which the name "elk" applies in British English and in reference to populations in Eurasia.

Elk range in forest and forest-edge habitat, feeding on grasses, plants, leaves, and bark. Male elk have large antlers which are shed each year. Males also engage in.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Jun 10, 2014. Captured Sep 15, 2009 05:35 in 2923-3299 High Drive, Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO 80517, USA.
  • NIKON D200
  • f/5.6
  • 1/3s
  • ISO400
  • 600mm