Tossing grass

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This guy was swishing his horns back and forth in the long grass, apparently gathering up enough that he could toss some of it in the air over his back.  Apparently, this is part of an elk’s instinctive rutting behavior.

Gallery: Moraine Park Elk and Estes Park area – September 4, 2009  (click on image for larger version)

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