Wapiti (Elk)

Wapiti (Elk)

Roosevelt Elk were almost hunted to extinction by early settlers and there were only a few hundred animals left when conservation efforts began. Now the Elk number in the thousands and they are being reintroduced to many areas of their original range.

Country: USA
Location: Elk Meadow
Family: Cervidae
Species: Wapiti (Cervus canadensis)
Date taken: 17/03/2012