Rutting Elk Attacks Pickup Truck

Pickup Truck 1Elk are no joke when they are all rutted up and looking for love. They will fight anything. Including a pickup truck stopped at a light.So with that in mind give them their space and wonder what the guy had to tell his claims adjuster.

Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada posted the following to their Facebook page.

Why should you stay in your car when viewing elk during the rut?

These four holes are a very good reason. These holes were made by a charging bull elk when the pickup truck stopped at a traffic light this past weekend. No one was hurt, but this is a great reminder about the continuing elk rut and the need to give wildlife space.

Bull elk are extremely dangerous at this time of year. Be sure to stay in your car and keep a safe distance from wild animals (30 meters for elk). Keep wildlife wild

Why should you stay in your car when viewing elk during the rut? These four holes are a very good reason. These holes…

Posted by Jasper National Park on Thursday, September 20, 2018