Elk and Their Sleeping Behavior (When, Where, How Much?)

Elks are some of nature’s most beautiful animals. They are tall, graceful, and very strong, but also intriguing. Many people don’t realize it, but they share quite a few similarities with us. Like us, elk are great at adapting to their environment. While they can’t change their physical characteristics, elks can adjust their behavior to … Read more

The Elk’s Feet and Hooves (All The Answers)

The North American elk, or wapiti, has hooves that have distinct characteristics and make them unique compared to other mammal species. Having said that, let’s focus on the elk’s feet and hooves. For sure there are questions you have in mind that need to be answered.  What makes the elk’s hooves different from the hooves … Read more

Elk And Swimming (Are Elk Good Swimmers?)

One of the most remarkable animals coming from the deer family is the elk. These animals are found only in select parts of the world, such as North American regions and certain parts of Asia. Elk and other species in the deer family often live in extreme habitats, and this has forced them to develop … Read more

The Many Sounds Of Elk, And What They Mean

Elk are very vocal creatures, probably the most talkative of the Cervidae family. But in what situations do elk make sounds to communicate with other members of their herd? These situations include distress, submission, identifying a threat, maternal communication, social chatting, advertising, and mating. Depending on the type of elk and time of year, you … Read more

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All About Elk Reproduction, Mating, and Calves

Elk are truly majestic members of the deer family that are commonly found throughout Asia and North America.  These large, omnivorous, hooved mammals tend to live in herds for most of the year, but how does this behavior change during mating season? Elk tend to break up into smaller herds based upon who they are … Read more

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