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Bull Elk, Point Reyes National Seashore

This photo was taken on February 22 near Pierce Point Ranch.  The bull is sporting a pretty impressive 7-point rack.  He won’t have those big antlers for long though.  I saw one of the Limantour herd bulls with only one … Continue reading

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Tule Elk Bulls Sparring with their Hooves, Point Reyes National Seashore

These two bulls were sparring with their hooves because their antlers obviously aren’t ready for fighting.  This photo was taken yesterday near Pierce Point Ranch just as the sun was setting.  Chrysler was there shooting commercials for several of its … Continue reading

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Tule Elk in Velvet

There are three things in the photo above that say it’s spring to me.  The first thing is the flowers.  The second is the change occurring in the elk’s coat from a warmer (longer), lighter-colored, winter coat to a cooler … Continue reading

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Tule Elk’s New Antlers; A Work In Progress

This bull has shed his antlers and has the beginnings of new ones.  Recently, I posted some photos of two bull elk fighting at Tomales Point and said that some bulls were already shedding their antlers.  That was based on … Continue reading

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