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Thursday, May 7, 2009

Mr. Elk

Met an elk today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D
It was a Sunday evening and as I said earlier I was sick :( As it turned out I was lucky to be sick because the others went to sauna and I thought that it wouldn't be good for me, might catch a cold after. So I put on 2 pairs of pants :), warm jumper and a jacket and headed for the forest. I only got to walk 5 minutes when I saw a big elk right in front of me in the opening of the forest that I normally visit.

He was a big fella but not the biggest, still young. I was standing behind some bushes so he didn't see me. I heard him munching on the spring leaves and branches :)

His hearing was excellent!! The ground was covered in dried leaves and as I stepped onto them to adjust my position he heard me and moved a little bit further. So I got some good elk in an environment shots also ;)

This doesn't happen every day so I was jumping up and down when he finally left! :D


  1. Una vez estuve muy cerca de tu tierra, y pude fotografiar y filmar animales en estado semi-salvaje....fue precioso, como tus fotografías.
    Enhorabuena, son magníficas!!!!!


  2. Oh your so lucky to see this, Thank you for sharing!


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