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Elk Calf; Point Reyes National Seashore

I was out at Point Reyes yesterday and it was the first time this year I saw elk calves in the elk reserve/enclosure at Tomales Point.   I saw elk calves at Drakes Beach about a month ago.  The elk … Continue reading

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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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Very Young Tule Elk Calf During the Rut in September

I photographed this young calf two days ago at Point Reyes.  I am used to seeing calves this young in late April, May and early June, not September.

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Tule Elk Calf, Point Reyes National Seashore

This is one of two calves I photographed a couple of days ago in the elk preserve.  The other was much smaller (and younger).  It was also noticeably darker.

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Elk On The Run

One thing I like to see when I’m watching young animals is when they have more pent up energy than they can hold and they run around for a minute.   Sometimes they hop straight up in the air before they … Continue reading

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A Tule Elk Calf Stands in Tall Grass

This tule elk calf is big enough to run with the adults so it no longer needs to hide for periods of time.  It was the only calf with a group of 25 adults and yearlings.  Most of the cows … Continue reading

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