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Elk (Wapiti); Cervus elaphus; bugling; fall rut; Yellowstone National Park, WY;

Giant Whitetail Bucks

Photographer Don Jones (who shot the cover photo for our August issue) takes amazing pictures of really big whitetail deer. We've collected 25 of them here. If you weren't already counting down the days to deer season, you will be after this. More Top Galleries 50 Best Lures of All Time Trophies from Boone & Crockett Underwater Action Photos Beginner's Guide: Bowhunting Man vs. Catfish

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The elk, or wapiti (Cervus canadensis), is one of the largest species of deer in the world and one of the largest mammals in North America and eastern Asia. In the deer family (Cervidae), only the moose, Alces alces (called an "elk" in Europe), is larger, and Cervus unicolor (the sambar deer) can rival the C. canadensis elk in size. Elk are almost identical to red deer found in Europe, of which they were long believed to be a subspecies; however, mitochondrial DNA evidence from 2004 strongly…

Mountain Vagabond

Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. John Muir Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own....

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Elk Hunting 101 - Way Outdoors

Elk are one of North America’s most majestic big game species. Unfortunately, over hunting and destruction of their habitat caused their numbers to sink to all time lows, a few decades ago the chances of bagging a trophy bull were so low few hunters could even dream of doing so. Thanks to conservation efforts in …

Nature on Instagram: “Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep(Ovis Canadensis Canadensis). By @untamedimagesbyjl #rockymountainbighorn #rockymountainnationalpark…”

117 Likes, 6 Comments - Nature (@wild.natural) on Instagram: “Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep(Ovis Canadensis Canadensis). By @untamedimagesbyjl…”

Tibet Argali - Explore Tibet

Viewed against the blue sky, white clouds and the shimmering white of the Snow Mountains and glaciers, you will also see a flock of argalis are wondering around the grassland. The argali is the mountain sheep is a wild sheep that roams the highlands of Central Asia, such as Himalaya, Tibet, Altay.Explore Tibet Team, a professional Tibet travel agency, and today introduces a Tibet animal- Tibet Argali to you. The argali sheep is a typical mountain animal, which inhabits on areas with bare…

Tips and Tactics: How to Hunt Elk

This is an excerpt from Hunting Editor Andrew McKean's book, How to Hunt Everything, which is available here. Keep an eye out for more species and how to hunt them here on the Hunting blog. For every American whitetail hunter, elk are aspirational, calling to them the way Cooperstown calls to a Little Leaguer. The impossibly heavy and branching antlers of bulls are as alluring as the soaring mountains where they live, and the mythology of elk is filled with Western romance: canvas wall…