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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Roosevelt elk rut in Oregon

A  wild Roosevelt elk displays for a female as they stand in a field at a wildlife viewing area near Reedsport on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. With the start of the mating season, the large bull elk was keeping a close eye on the females in the herd. Elk bulls generally weigh between 700 and 1100 pounds.

 A  Roosevelt elk cow allows a pair of large yearlings to nurse.

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