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    • Tule Elk
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    • Cervus elaphus nannodes
    • Cervus canadensis nannodes

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What

Tule Elk Cervus elaphus ssp. nannodes

Observer

rjadams55

Date

November 24, 2013

Description

The Tule Elk are considered the smallest of the elk subspecies in North America. Once very nearly extinct, this subspecies has been brought back through intensive breeding and transplant programs.

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Tule Elk Cervus elaphus ssp. nannodes

Observer

direbecca

Date

May 24, 2015

Description

These three were the second group we observed from Estero Trail this day.

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What

Tule Elk Cervus elaphus ssp. nannodes

Observer

direbecca

Date

May 24, 2015

Description

4 individuals - 3 appeared to be very pregnant cows.

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Tule Elk Cervus elaphus ssp. nannodes

Observer

yasingi

Date

May 7, 2015

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Tule Elk Cervus elaphus ssp. nannodes

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coreyjlange

Date

June 23, 2011

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Tule Elk Cervus elaphus ssp. nannodes

Observer

chrisince

Date

May 3, 2015 06:04 PM PDT

Description

Seen at San Luis National Wildlife Refuge

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Tule Elk Cervus elaphus ssp. nannodes

Observer

dwest

Date

April 10, 2015 04:24 PM PDT

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What

Tule Elk Cervus elaphus ssp. nannodes

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ross2

Date

March 31, 2015 11:00 AM PDT

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What

Tule Elk Cervus elaphus ssp. nannodes

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dpom

Date

May 19, 2012

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Tule Elk Cervus elaphus ssp. nannodes

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metsa

Date

March 22, 2015

Description

low tide around 7:00am

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What

Tule Elk Cervus elaphus ssp. nannodes

Observer

melbobs

Date

March 7, 2015 12:38 PM PST

Description

Hike to Tamales Point.

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What

Tule Elk Cervus elaphus ssp. nannodes

Observer

dwest

Date

March 1, 2015 09:59 AM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

The tule elk (Cervus canadensis ssp. nannodes) is a subspecies of elk found only in California, ranging from the grasslands and marshlands of the Central Valley to the grassy hills on the coast. The subspecies name derives from the tule on which it feeds, which grows in the marshlands. When the Europeans first arrived, an estimated 500,000 tule elk roamed these regions, but by 1870 they were thought to be extirpated. However, in 1874-1875 a single...

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