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Tule Elk Calf, Point Reyes National Seashore

At the end of my most recent day out at Point Reyes I did what I usually do, which is to drive out the Tomales Peninsula to the Pierce Point Ranch area to photograph the elk that move to the … Continue reading

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Nervous Cow Elk, Yellowstone National Park

As I was driving from Mammoth to Tower shortly after sunrise one morning I spotted this lone cow elk looking at me.  She seemed very nervous.  She looks like she may be pregnant and I assume she was close to … Continue reading

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Spring at Point Reyes National Seashore

I was out at Point Reyes a couple of days ago.  Everything is nice and green. It’s been that way for a while, but recent heavy rains will ensure that things stay that way for a while longer.  This cow … Continue reading

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Cow Elk, Yellowstone National Park

This cow was part of a harem of about 10 cows and calves just north of Mammoth.   The photo was taken shortly before sunset.

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Gray Wolf, Yellowstone National Park

I photographed this wolf on a foggy morning a year ago at North Twin Lake.  It had killed a cow elk the night before.  The elk carcass is just outside the photo.

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Cow Elk Being Groomed by Starlings; Point Reyes National Seashore

This cow is being cleaned of parasites by some starlings.  She’s also ear-tagged.  She has a yellow tag in her right ear that is numbered “85” and a silver tag in her left ear that is numbered “8527.”  I don’t … Continue reading

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Ear-Tagged Elk

Here is an ear-tagged cow elk.  She is one of almost 500 elk at the Tule Elk Preserve at Tomales Point.  There is an identifying number on her right ear tag.  The other tag was inserted in the opposite direction.  … Continue reading

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