this male was bugling loudly to a flock of ~40 female elk about 1/4 mile away
What's another word for poop, that starts with S and ends with T kids?
Tule Elk grazing on Gravelly Valley above Lake Pillsbury, in the upper Eel River basin in Lake County
I saw a big herd of these elk at Point Reyes National Seashore.
Tule Elk (Cervus elaphus nannodes), male, Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California - 13 November 2011. Subspecies ID based solely on location.
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...