Apologies for the pun, couldn’t resist! One of the most magical things about taking a yacht charter with us here at Nanaimo is the ability to be able to reach some of the most magnificent woodland walks, and ...
Apologies for the pun, couldn’t resist! One of the most magical things about taking a yacht charter with us here at Nanaimo is the ability to be able to reach some of the most magnificent woodland walks, and with that see some of the creatures that inhabit the deep green forests. The deer is often overlooked, but these majestic creatures are something to be admired. In this article we will take a look at a couple of the types you may spot should you choose to take some time away from the yacht, don your walking boots, and embark on a woodland adventure. Firstly, the elk which is also known as ‘Wapiti’ in the Native American tongue is a light-coloured deer (and this is actually what the native name mean). Elks are related to deer, but are distinctive by their large size and even larger antlers. The males (the bulls) are known to reach extraordinary heights, with their antlers of 1.2 meters, their total stature can be almost 3 meters! Incredible. There are four sub species of elk; Rocky Mountain, Manitoba, Roosevelt, and the Tule. All originate from North America. Something that isn’t always known about the elk is […]