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A bull elk calls out to his harem early on a cold morning.
Photographer: Barrett Hedges
Location: Jasper National Park, Alberta
Story: 
Every fall elk go into rut and fight for the females. This nice large bull had been working hard to keep smaller males away from his harem this morning. When he stopped to call, his breath was evident on the cold morning.
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Camera Information: Nikon D3S, Nikon 200-400mm lens, manfrotto monopod
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