Saturday, October 15, 2011

Blue Springs Elk

   Not to be outdone by the friendly buffalo, a herd of young elk crowded the fence to snatch some carrots from a group of kids who came to see them.
Ready for my close-up:
Tired of being bullied by the young females, he gives up:
The rest of the flock:
 The Shibas pick another fight, with a 500-700 lb. animal:
Uh-oh... we'd better get out of here!
   On the way home, a female white-tailed deer crossed the road right in front of us, and we passed a pasture full of cattle. So Sawako & I got to see a lot of Missouri wildlife today!