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Elk at the Northern Californian Coast

As I was leaving Fern Canyon after a morning of hiking, I noticed an elk in the trees--when he exited the underbrush I had a perfect view of him from across the creek.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Humbolt County, California, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 4S
Copyright: © Allison Pearson