Olympic Peninsula: animals
12 images Created 24 Feb 2011
Animal photos from the Olympic Peninsula of Washington include: Roosevelt elk, a deer with Mount Olympus in background, and a clay chicken on a lavender farm. The Roosevelt elk (or Olympic elk, Cervus canadensis roosevelti) is the largest of the four surviving subspecies of elk in North America. In 1981, Olympic National Park was honored as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.