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Rocky Mountain elk

Cervus canadensis nelsoni


Bull elk wandering through a meadow.


Montane meadows in the Rocky Mountains.


Spotted (the first image) in a meadow about 1 mile N of Timber Creek Campground in Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). The four images in this spotting were in fact four spottings over three days, 20-22 Sep 2014, but they were consolidated into a single spotting to avoid multiple posts. Image/spotting 2 occurred toward the end of evening twilight in a meadow adjacent to Aspenglen Campground, RMNP. Image/spotting 3 occurred in a meadow north of Beaver Meadows Visitor Center, RMNP. Image/spotting 4 occurred next to a stream paralleling US Highway 34 between Estes Park and RMNP.

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Allen Hoof
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Allen Hoof

Colorado, USA

Spotted on Sep 22, 2014
Submitted on Sep 30, 2014

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