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The elk or wapiti is one of the largest species of the Cervidae or deer family in the world, and one of the largest land mammals in North America. This was my first sighting as I was entering Yellowstone National Park just before dusk, what a wonderful welcome! I also have a short video.
Forest and forest-edge habitat, feeding on grasses, plants, leaves, and bark.
This is my spotting No. 4,200