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.

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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Estes Park, CO 80517

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