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Roosevelt Elk

Cervus canadensis roosevelti

Description:

Roosevelt Elk are the largest of the four surviving subspecies of elk in North America.

Notes:

Spotted this family of Elk on a morning walk. They were feeding in a grassy patch beside the beach.

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2 Comments

RachaelB
RachaelB 10 years ago

That surprised me too, but the beach did back onto Prairie Creek Redwoods state park. Thanks Emily.

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 10 years ago

Whoa! Elk on the coast? I had no idea! Beautiful spotting!

RachaelB
Spotted by
RachaelB

Arcata, USA

Spotted on Aug 21, 2012
Submitted on Sep 20, 2012

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