Afognak Island Wildlife: Roosevelt Elk

2020-07-09T18:46:58+00:00AWL Blog|

On Afognak Island, we are lucky to share the land with some awe-inspiring Alaskan wildlife. One of the amazing creatures you can see while lodging on Afognak Island is the magnificent Roosevelt Elk, the largest kind of elk in North America. Appearance The Roosevelt Elk has a unique coloration different than that of other elk. Roosevelt Elk have a dark brown neck, a tan body, and a white rump patch. In the spring, they will have a lighter, reddish summer coat and in the fall, they will produce a coat that is darker and denser for winter. Roosevelt Elk have [...]