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Alaska Highway Photo Gallery

A Guide to the Alaska Highway ("Alcan")

Elk (Cervus Elaphus) are often seen along the Alaska Highway west of Whitehorse. This is the northern limit of elk range, and although elk do occasionally migrate up from British Columbia, the vast majority of our 300-odd animals in the Yukon are descendants of elk that were imported starting in the 1940s. This photo was shot in mid-December.

This photograph is © 2012-2023 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
Elk along the Alaska Highway