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Wapiti

Cervus canadensis

Description:

Solitaire male wapiti; large hoofed animal (2.5m length, 1.5m shoulder height). Head mane is dark brown, longer than the golden brown body coat. Antlers are large; 4 years adults have 6, rarely 7 or 8, ramifications to a side.

Habitat:

Wandering in Yellowstone National Park alpine tundra.

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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

Spotted on Aug 23, 2012
Submitted on Jun 30, 2013

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