A Bull Elk with his Harem
During the fall rut, a mature bull elk will fight off any intruding bull to maintain his harem.
A Moose in the Willows
The heat of summer drove this bull moose deep into a willow thicket where he could eat in the shade and drink from the icy snow-fed creek.
Bull Moose in Velvet
The velvet on the moose's antlers are full of small blood vessels which bring nutrients to his antlers, promoting growth. As summer turns to fall, the moose rub the velvet off revealing the hard bone of their massive antlers.
Spinner Dolphins in Kauai
Spinner dolphins like to put on a show for anyone cruising along the shores of Kauai. The baby dolphin especially liked displaying his athletic ability.
Sea Lion at La Jolla Cove in California
This sea lion wanted to make sure everyone knew he was the boss. Several photographers, including me, were chased off by his lumbering bulk and barking.