Cervus elaphus nelsoni

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The Rocky Mountain Elk is a subspecies of elk found in the Rocky Mountains and adjacent ranges of Western North America. The winter ranges are most common in open forests and floodplain marshes in the lower elevations. In the summer it migrates to the subalpine forests and alpine basins. The total wild population is about one million individuals.

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  1. (c) Scott Cox, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/35917634@N05/7612103362
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cervus_elaphus_nelsoni

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