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254 Elk Die of Thirst in Elk Range; Point Reyes National Seashore

The elk in the Tomales Point Tule Elk Reserve (Pierce Point Ranch area) have been dying in large numbers due to lack of water or dehydration.  1,365 more words

Owens Valley's Tule Elk

It’s been called one of the rarest mammals in the world, it grazes freely throughout most of the Owens Valley, and you might see a few along US 395 south of Big Pine to the west. 1,499 more words

Eastern Sierra History

Tomales Point Trail

 This past weekend, I ventured out to Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County. This was my first time visiting the Point Reyes National Seashore, and I am simply overwhelmed by the rich history and nature the peninsula has to offer. 267 more words

Tule Elk...

The Tule Elk is the smallest of the North American elk species, the male (bull) elk weighing an average of 450 to 500 pounds (200 to 225 kg), and the female (cow) weighing between 350 to 425 pounds (150 to 200 kg).

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Bull Elk with Barbed Wire in Antlers, Point Reyes National Seashore

Here’s a photo of a bull tule elk I took recently at Point Reyes.  He has some barbed wire tangled in and hanging from his antlers.   216 more words