• Photo of golden aspen with Hallet Peak in the background. NPS Photo by J. Frank

    Rocky Mountain

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Elk in Summer Coat

a photo of an elk in summer coat
This bull elk (Cervus elaphus canadensis ) in Rocky Mountain National Park shows his summer light-weight coat. Note that his antlers are still in velvet.
Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Did You Know?

a photo of the mountains at treeline

Temperature causes tree line. Trees need an average growing temperature of about 50 degrees fahrenheit.