Two Bull Elk Fight

Two Tule elk bulls get ready to fight.

Two Bull Tule Elk, Point Reyes National Seashore

January 28, 20011.  Two bull elk face each other before a post-rut sparring session.

Two bull elk fight.

Two Bulls Fight for Dominance; Point Reyes National Seashore

They went at it for quite a while.  There was a winner and I think they’ll each remember that.  There won’t be much more fighting now because the bulls are dropping their antlers.  However, come the next rut these two will probably go at it again.


About Jim Coda

I am a nature photographer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. I specialize in photos of birds, mammals, and landscapes.
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4 Responses to Two Bull Elk Fight

  1. Adam Pinnell says:

    Great images! Love the action captured! I wouldn’t want to get in their way. Keep up the excellent work.

  2. Pat Ulrich says:

    Terrific action, Jim — even if its a less aggressive fight than during the rut, its still fun to watch!

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