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."

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