Elk Photo, Cervus canadensis



Male elk during the fall rut. Large male elk are known as bulls. Male elk have large antlers which are shed each year. Males engage in competitive mating behaviors during the rut, including posturing, antler wrestling and bugling, a loud series of screams which is intended to establish dominance over other males and attract females. Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, Cervus canadensis, natural history stock photograph, photo id 20994
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Male elk during the fall rut. Large male elk are known as bulls. Male elk have large antlers which are shed each year. Males engage in competitive mating behaviors during the rut, including posturing, antler wrestling and bugling, a loud series of screams which is intended to establish dominance over other males and attract females. Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

Stock Photo: 20994
Species: Elk, Cervus canadensis
Location: Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA
Format: Digital 2:3
Other Names: wapiti
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Updated: December 16, 2019

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