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Two Young Bull Elk
Lens: Sigma 150-500 Camera: K-3 Photo Location: Yellowstone 
Posted By: wtlwdwgn, 05-15-2015, 03:03 PM

Two young bull elk with their new racks in velvet and shedding their winter coats.




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05-15-2015, 04:17 PM   #2
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Very nice images you have to show here !
It is my first time seeing elks with the "velvety" antlers .
Nice catch !
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Very detailed as I like shots.
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Thank you both!

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I like'em - pretty young indeed not quite ready for the Harem fighting ......great shots.
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Thanks Dave!
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Majestic. The first one is really nice. We are heading out there this summer. Can't wait.
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Thanks Susan. Check ahead for construction at the North Entrance and in Gardiner. It's (un)pretty torn up right now while they're building a new entrance. The other entrances are fine as far as I know.

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Nice shots, my friend. The first one could be on a magazine cover.

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Damn fine shots! Amazing animals too! Sure beats handsome squirrels...but don't mention that I said that!

Regards!
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Thanks Jer and Rupert!
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Excellent shots. Its already been said, but the first one is special. What focal lengths used?
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Thanks! The first was taken at 500mm and the second at 400mm.
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Really good sharp shots! You nailed him!
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Thanks Jerry!
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