How much do you weigh?  Male elk grow a new set of antlers every year, starting in the spring.  The antlers can grow up to 1 inch a day, and weigh 40 pounds before they fall off. I get a headache just thinking of all that weight on the head!   Most of us use our mouths to talk.  An elk will bark warnings and bugle, a cry which is loud and carries for miles. Yet when talking to friends close by, elk use their legs.  The bones in their ankles make popping noises so they know when another elk comes near. Elk represented strength, courage, and wisdom to Native Americans.

Purrs, Gulliver


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