• A bull elk bugles in Yellowstone National Park

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E is for Elk

A bull elk stands in a meadow.

Male elk are called bulls. They can have huge antlers like the one in the picture. Female elk are called cows, but they don't have antlers.

 

Did You Know?

Summer Crowd at Old Faithful.

At peak summer levels, 3,500 employees work for Yellowstone National Park concessioners and about 800 work for the National Park Service.