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Elk

Cervus elaphus

Description:

Larger than a mule deer but smaller than a moose. Brown with large cream colored rump patch, tail without black tip. Size- Standing up to 5 ft at shoulder Length 6.5-8.5' Weight 400-1,100 lb Antlers from the male weight 40lbs Males shed antlers every spring

Habitat:

Lush Alpine meadows

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

lovely spotting

daniel.dparsons
Spotted by
daniel.dparsons

Colorado, USA

Spotted on Nov 21, 2012
Submitted on Nov 22, 2012

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