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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Resting Elk Herd

This photo shows several Elk that have bedded down or recently stood up in a pasture of tall grasses where they were presumably grazing just shortly before this photo was taken. The vibrant landscape was lush and served the purpose of highlighting their pelage.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Reedsport, Oregon, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Sarah Minter