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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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What’s Wrong With This Bull Elk?

I was at Point Reyes yesterday afternoon.  It was my first time out there in quite a while.  There’s been enough rain that most ground cover has turned a nice, rich green.  I saw a coyote on the H Ranch … Continue reading

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Two Young Bulls Debate Who Has the Right of Way on Game Trail, Point Reyes National Seashore

Yesterday’s photo of the elk calf was taken an hour before sunset.  The light was still pretty strong as you could see.  This photo was taken at sunset and these young tule elk bulls are in the shade.  Much nicer … 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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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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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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Favorite Spot To Photograph Elk; Point Reyes National Seashore

I took this photo during the last hour of the day on the side of the road just before the Pierce Point Ranch complex. The mile or so before the ranch complex is my favorite place in the Seashore for … Continue reading

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