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Bull Elk with Barbed Wire in Antlers, Point Reyes National Seashore

Here’s a photo of a bull tule elk I took recently at Point Reyes.  He has some barbed wire tangled in and hanging from his antlers.   I don’t know how this happened, but it’s most likely because the wire … Continue reading

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Bull Elk in Velvet, Point Reyes National Seashore

I was out at Point Reyes recently.  The male elk are all sporting new antlers covered in velvet.  They’re also still shedding their lighter-colored winter coats.  This bull was in the Tule Elk Preserve.  He was in a group of … Continue reading

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Bull Elk, Point Reyes National Seashore

I photographed this bull the day I photographed the badger.  I’ve seen and photographed him before.  He’s one of the Limantour herd that uses the D Ranch as part of its habitat.  What’s nice about these elk is that they … Continue reading

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A Lot of Bull, Point Reyes National Seashore

The day I photographed the peregrine (my last post) I also saw this big 7×8 point bull.  He was with about 40 cows and calves a short distance west of the Drake’s Beach Road.  I don’t like the background, but … Continue reading

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Bull Tule Elk During the Rut

The rut is in full swing at Point Reyes.   This bull had a harem of six or seven cows and a few yearlings and calves near Pierce Point Ranch.  He got into one big fight with another bull of … Continue reading

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Bull Tule Elk After a Fight

I wrote this post at the same time as the previous one.  The point of this one was going to be to show how the bull in that post looked after an apparent fight.  In looking over the draft of … Continue reading

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Bull Tule Elk with Baling Twine Caught in Antlers

This 7-point bull is the largest I’ve seen so far this fall in that portion of the Limantour herd that uses the D Ranch near Drake’s Beach.   About an hour after this photo was taken I saw him again … Continue reading

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