Colorado is filled with so many beautiful spaces and places. Those places are filled with various forms of wildlife and one of the most popular without a doubt…are elk.
In fact there are more elk in Colorado (almost 300,000) than most other states combined!
We’ve had so many different stories about elk which just seem to grow and grow each and every year.
We’ve had elk that have gotten themselves in precarious predicaments, we’ve heard about elk making surprise visits to homes during all hours of the night, and we’ve seen cranky elk that let’s face it, I’d be cranky too if I was an elk and some people were trying to get all up in my business, keep your distance!
Now this is a different kind of elk story, this is one that doesn’t involve anyone getting too close or the elk getting stuck or doing anything really other than just being an elk.
This video, from a few years ago which I found was one that’s been actually making the rounds again on the internet. It shows a an impressive male elk out in Cimarron, CO with a massive rack…to say the least.
In the video, it says that this is a “525 inch elk 75 inches wide Bull Basin Ranch in Cimarron Colorado”.
I’m not going to lie, I have no clue what those numbers mean other than…damn that’s a big elk and I certainly wouldn’t want to get to close and get that thing mad at me.
I’m guessing that’s the measurements of the rack? Anyway…check out the rack on that thing.
That this is one damn big elk, and that rack is impressive!