September 20, 2009
Roosevelt Elk Cows
Photograph by Michael Nichols
This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine
Roosevelt elk cows scatter across a meadow in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park as two bulls vie for dominance of the herd. Largest of North America's elk subspecies, their name honors conservationist President Theodore Roosevelt.
See more photographs from the October 2009 feature story "Redwoods."