Nature Notes

Deer and Elk – It’s rut season!

Deer and Elk are in the mating season called the Rut. During the rut, cows and calves form harems with one or two mature bull Elk. The Deer Buck and Bull Elk have grown a large rack of antlers. Antlers serve two purposes. They indicate age, strength, stature and endurance of a male to survive,…

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What are the Bears doing now?

What are the Bears doing now? In November, the Female Bears who are pregnant or with 1st year cubs, have likely already found a den site and dug their den. Older Males and Young Bears may still be roaming in search of roots, dropped fruit, easy prey or hungry herbivores.   Where the ground is not…

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