Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/10/02

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Subject: Re: All this R talk ...
From: "Anand R. Mehta" <>
Date: Wed, 02 Oct 1996 08:56:09 -0500

At 10:27 PM 10/1/96 -0400, you wrote:

>>Some poacher shot Samson the elk with a cross bow!  The RMNP elk is dead.
>Well, last time I was there there were lots of elk--did the poacher get all
>of them? :-) BTW, the best elk photography there, I heard, is about this
>time of year, and when I was there (two Octobers ago) they were mating,
>calling, and generally easy to see and photograph.

Yes, last Tuesday there were ~20 that I could see.  The 'bugling' of their
mating sounds is anything but romantic, IMO, but then I'm not in the market
for an elk-mate :-)  The entire road was lined with photographers and people
with spotting/tele-scopes, perhaps 100 or more in all.

>>Woody Yeung

>Good luck with your camera search!--Charlie

Thanks! -- every time I look for an older body there seems to be a deamon
inside rationalizing an R7 at the discounted prices :-(


>Charles E. Love, Jr.
>517 Warren Place
>Ithaca, New York
Anand R. Mehta

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