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North American Elk

Cervus canadensis


Elk are gigantic deer. This was the first time I got close to one and I was very impressed by their size.


Photographed at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown, PA.

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1 Comment

sciguy617 11 years ago

I have only seen a wild one in the pa wilds. how close you can get to them there is just amazing

Jim Avitalle
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Jim Avitalle

Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Jan 12, 2011
Submitted on May 24, 2011

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