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Elk

Cervus canadensis

Description:

Large deer-like w/ larger antlers. They tend to have a mane in winter. They are much wider in girth than deers.

Habitat:

They range along forest-edge habitat, feeding on grasses, plants, leaves, and bark. This one was spotted amongst the Headquarter's buildings at Yellowstone National Park. The Elk would graze and rest/sleep during the hot summer days in the shade of the buildings.

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Ric3
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Ric3

Wyoming, USA

Spotted on Sep 25, 2009
Submitted on Mar 16, 2013

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