tags: wapiti, Desert elk, Cervus canadensis, mammals, nature, Image of the Day
My good friend, Dave Rintoul, has just returned from a much-deserved vacation camping in the Chiricahuas and Gila Wilderness area and sent a couple images to share with you.
Wapiti, Cervus canadensis, grazing at sunset with Chaco Canyon’s Fajada Butte in the background. Desert elk… Who knew?
Image: Dave Rintoul, June 2008 [larger view].