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01 Aug 16.   Returning home from a productive day in the park and driving along the Madison River we noticed two cow elk midway across the river seemingly just standing there head to head having a nice conversation. By the time we got off the road and walked to the river's edge they had decided to cease doing whatever it was they were doing and amble ashore to have a bite to eat. We slowly walked to within a few yards of them and then just stood quietly as they ate their way towards us apparently not the least bothered by our visit. Eventually the one with her head up walked up to with in few feet checking us out thoroughly as if she wanted to know where I wanted her to pose. At that point I thought we should leave them to their meal and left to continue heading back to the condo. Besides, watching them eat reminded me that it was time for our evening meal also.<br />
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Other than a tiny bit of cropping, this is a straight from the camera image.  Nikon D300s; 18 - 200; Aperture Priority;  ISO 200; 1/200 sec @ f /10.
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