• An aerial view of Old Faithful erupting taken from Observation Point with the Old Faithful Inn to the side.

    Yellowstone

    National Park ID,MT,WY

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?

Upper Geyser Basin Hydrothermal Features on a Winter Day.

Yellowstone contains approximately one-half of the world’s hydrothermal features. There are over 10,000 hydrothermal features, including over 300 geysers, in the park.