An elk bull tries to woo a cow but she was having no part of it. A fun shot from a chilly, drizzly evening in Rocky Mountain National Park.
As I sat at my campsite, I heard the big boy bugling. I wasn’t too keen on venturing out given the cruddy weather but decided to go ahead and am glad I did. The bull had a harem of 30 or so cows and calves.
He had them all rounded up and in a grassy area right next to the campground. I pulled up a spot under a tree, trying to shelter from the rain, and spent a good while photographing the group.