Friday Photo: Rutting Elk

Last week my mom, sister, and I had to make an unexpected trip to Colorado to attend a memorial service. Some friends were visiting from England, so we decided to take them along on a Great American Road Trip.

Following the memorial service, we took them up to visit Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. We were lucky enough to be there during the autumn elk rutting season. There were elk everywhere, even in the city parks.

But it was in Rocky Mountain National Park itself where we got to see this:

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