Great Herd of Elk Driven by Snows from the Mountains of Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyo.
AMERICAN ELK. The elk lives in the high mountains of the West. He is a big cousin of the reindeer. How strong he looks. His antlers are like the branches of a tree. The elk loses his antlers at the end of every winter. It takes a few months for them to grow again. While his antlers are growing he hides away, high up in the mountains. The mother elk has no antlers. She stays down in the valley with the baby. Sometimes she has twin babies. When the father's antlers have become hard and strong at the end of the summer he comes back to his family. He is ready to protect them and to fight for them. ...
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