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Photo By Jim Liestman

  • Title: "mine!"
  • State/Province/Region: North Carolina
  • Country: United States
  • Nearest Area: Cataloochee
  • Nearest Town: Maggie Valley
  • Brief Directions: Take I-40 West out of Asheville (NC) and take exit 20. (Also the exit for Maggie Valley) Go about one half mile and turn right for road going into Cataloochee. Most of road is winding gravel mountain road (about 10 miles).
  • Best Season: Autumn
  • Description: Bull Elk bugling. Elk were re-introduced into North Carolina in 2001 and 2002 by the National Park Service. First time since 1700's that Elk have lived in North Carolina. The original herd of 50 elk has grown to about 240 and are all living in the Cataloochee Valley of Great Smoky Mountain National Park. This bull was grazing with about a dozen females and some youngsters. There were a couple other bulls, but none a match for this guy. He was clearly announcing his dominance. Elk can best be seen at sunrise and after 6:00 p.m.
  • Gear: Nikon D700, 80-400 Nikon Lens
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