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Thursday, March 04, 2010

Ancient Elk In Rock Art

A petroglyph etched into the stone by native americans perhaps as long as 2000 years ago. There are quite a few bighorn sheep, but one obvious bull elk with an impressive rack.

elk petroglyph
ancient rock art depicting elk and other animals


Kyle Strauss said...

Is this from the Columbia Gorge?

OregonWild said...

Kyle - This image is from Horse Thief Lake State Park in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

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