'Untamed Americas': 24 of America’s Wildest Creatures
Click through this slideshow to explore the wildlife of our mountains, coasts, deserts, and forests. The two-night "Untamed Americas" miniseries event starts Sunday, 6/10 at 9 PM and concludes Monday, 6/11 at 9 PM on the National Geographic Channel.
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Elk (Cervus elaphus canadensis)
Boreal Forest, Canada
Bull elk grow antlers each May in preparation for violent breeding right battles. During these competitions, the iconic velvety layer on their antlers gets stripped away.