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Offline billythekidrock

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Reading Elk body language.
« on: May 28, 2007, 05:14:56 PM »
I saw three little bulls feeding this weekend and was able to get some pics. I thought this would be a great thread for everyone to guess or "read" the body language and tell what you think they will do next.







I have a couple more that I will post later.








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Re: Reading Elk body language.
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2007, 05:11:07 PM »
I was hoping they would jump onto my dinner plate.

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Re: Reading Elk body language.
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2007, 06:18:22 PM »
There are actually two things they can do, and they did both.
1. Bed down.
2. and this.........



then 20 minutes later the mounter becomes the mountee.



They are a bit blury, but I thought they were worth sharing.




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Re: Reading Elk body language.
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2007, 07:52:33 PM »
WELL.... I guess I need to learn more about elk body language.  Never saw that coming. :chuckle:

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Re: Reading Elk body language.
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2007, 06:37:16 AM »
Maybe we could swap these "type" for a couple of "regular" bulls. Take these from the Peninsula and get some from the St. Helens area. The St Helens bulls could help build the OP herd and these guys can help limit herd growth down there..lol




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Re: Reading Elk body language.
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2007, 06:44:20 AM »
Great idea!!!!!! :tup:

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Re: Reading Elk body language.
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2007, 10:25:37 AM »
Is that where Non-Typicals come from??  ;)  Figures our state would have gay Elk!  :bash:

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Re: Reading Elk body language.
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2007, 11:21:57 PM »
that is pure californication

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Re: Reading Elk body language.
« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2007, 07:09:07 AM »
Thats just wrong.

I must be a bit two faced, as it just doesn't seem as bad to watch two cows go at it. ;)
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Re: Reading Elk body language.
« Reply #9 on: July 06, 2007, 12:05:54 PM »
Bone that is so true.
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Take as many dam pictures as you want ....
Are there any dam questions ..

 

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