Maxwell Wildlife Refuge - Bison, Elk, and the Kansas prairie - Sean Tomlinson
Greeting the Dawn

Greeting the Dawn

This perfect bull elk is bugling in the pre-dawn colors at Maxwell on February morning. I enjoy the tall grass around him, reminding me of the prairie. While we think elk are mountain species (and indeed this Wapiti is descended from mountain elk), 150 years ago elk roamed the Great Plains with legendary millions of bison.

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