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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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What’s Wrong with this Tule Elk at Point Reyes National Seashore?

This elk looks like it is starving, yet it has plenty of food in the Tule Elk Reserve at Tomales Point.  I’m not an expert, but the most likely cause of this animal’s condition is Johne’s Disease. Johne’s (pronounced “Yo-nees”) … Continue reading

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Seven-Point Bull

I’m still upgrading my website by making each image larger.  It’s a lot of work, but I think it will be a nice improvement to the site.  One extra benefit is that I’m finding some images that I like that … Continue reading

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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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