17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Elk in velvet relaxing near the peak of the U.S. Continental Divide.

Colorado's Continental Divide byway is lightly snowed in the summer and home to beautiful elk herds. Caught a few taking a rest behind some rocks near the peak of the drive.

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Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Rocky Mountains, Colorado, United States of America
Copyright: © Jenna McConnell