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Sunset glow Taken near artists point at sunset Cervus canadensis,Elk,Geotagged,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Sunset glow

Taken near artists point at sunset

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  1. love this pic Posted 4 years ago
  2. Awesome! Promoted to homepage. Posted 4 years ago
  3. Wonderful shot, love the atmosphere and light. Posted 4 years ago
  4. Wonderful shot, Posted 4 years ago
  5. Hello my friend, marvelous capture!
    But I am afraid this is not elk. This is reindeer / caribou (Rangifer tarandus).
    Posted 4 years ago
    1. Jivko Nakev: unfortunately my friend, this IS an ELK in YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK in VELVET. Please do not insult my intelligence. Hope you have a nice day! Thanks! Posted 4 years ago
  6. Jivko Nakev: unfortunately my friend, this IS an ELK in YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK in VELVET. Please do not insult my intelligence. Hope you have a nice day! Thanks! Posted 4 years ago, modified 4 years ago
    1. I am so sorry! I've never wanted to insult your intelligence. My fault. Maybe because I've never seen Cervus canadensis with such antlers. Forget it! Sorry! Posted 4 years ago, modified 4 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 Jul 19, 2014. Captured Jun 8, 2014 20:47 in Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190, USA.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T3
  • f/6.3
  • 1/332s
  • ISO250
  • 250mm