Cataloochee Valley Elk, Great Smoky Mountains © All Rights Reserved

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quote: someGuyinmasset: The boogie woogie bugle boy in Cataloochee!

See also: The Laughing Elk

The sound of male elk bugling during the rut is an unforgettable sound. It echoes across the Cataloochee valley in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Comments (10)

someGuyinmasset on July 23, 2008

The boogie woogie bugle boy in Cataloochee!

And pay no heed to Bits-n-Pieces Jean. Brutus and I were chasing the Girl Guide troupe leader. Guy.

Jean Gregory Evans on July 24, 2008

Guy, great minds must think alike - my husband said the same thing. Yes, I know the song, it's a good one. Jean

Jean Gregory Evans on August 29, 2008

Walter, thanks for your nice comments!!

Romina Marken on November 15, 2008

Wow,.ein Prachtkerl ..looking for a hunter ?! or ? Best greetings Romina

Jean Gregory Evans on November 16, 2008

Romina, yes, you're right, it IS OR! Mating season in that valley is in the Spring and in the Fall (or Autumn).

Thank you for your lovely visit to my gallery, Romina! It is so nice of you to come and stay a while.



mokosha on May 11, 2009

Indeed, the perfect image! Harmony of Nature...

Jean Gregory Evans on May 11, 2009

mokosha, thank you for your visit in my gallery and your many lovely comments! Harmony in nature .... and mating season! It was grand to hear the bugles of the elk!


diego_cue on November 19, 2010

great shot jgevans!! best regards from Spain, diego!

Brian B16 on November 19, 2010

Hi Jean. Hope you don't mind me borrowing him ;-)

Jean Gregory Evans on November 19, 2010

diego_cue, thank you for your compliment.

Thanks for borrowing him, Purdey12345. That's a funny one in the game! Well done!

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  • Uploaded on June 7, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Jean Gregory Evans
    • Camera: SONY DSC-H5
    • Taken on 2007/09/24 16:55:34
    • Exposure: 0.050s (1/20)
    • Focal Length: 33.10mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO320
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash