Sunday, October 17, 2010

Camera Critters #132

Once again, it's that time of week when I get to show off my favorite models - animals!!!

My choice for the day are several beauties from Pennsylvania's elk herd located in Benezette. This is the largest free ranging elk herd east of the Mississippi.

While I was there for the ribbon cutting on the brand new multi-million dollar elk viewing area, I found a buck and his harem of cows. They always strike me as the most beautiful animals when I see them. I never get tired of the magic of seeing these huge animals up close. I know they're wild and unpredictable, so I try to respect that and stay far enough away to just observe them and not try to turn them into petting zoo inhabitants.

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Blogger Erika B said...

Beautiful captures of very elegant creatures!

Erika B

4:28 AM  
Blogger Picturit said...

Love the last image great pose and setting. Kev

10:51 AM  
Blogger Tossing Pebbles in the Stream said...

The elk carries it head high in a novle fashion. I look forward to the successful reintroduction of them in Northern Ontario.

4:23 PM  
Blogger Mama Zen said...

Beautiful animals!

6:44 PM  
Blogger EG Wow said...

WOW! How wonderful it must have been for you when you took these photos!

8:24 PM  
Blogger Willard said...

I'm glad you got to photograph the elk too. Also thanks for stopping by and commenting

10:35 PM  

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