We recently made our annual trip to Benezette to see Pennsylvania's wild elk. We like to go this time of year when the elk are bugling.
We love to be surrounded by bugling elk.
This time of year we usually get to see a few bull elk fighting. The bulls can also be seen trashing young trees or plowing the ground with their antlers. This photo of the bull elk fighting shows what might be better described as friendly sparring... they were playing and perhaps dreaming of the day when they get big...
serious bull elk fight)
Oh, but, they were talking to each other.
Can you hear those bugles? The loud one from this big bull and the ones from the hills far away? It's beautiful, just like the turning leaves.
Yes, that's why we head over to Elk County this time of year.