Daily elk habit brings spectators close to nature

Posted September 23, 2014 6:24 p.m. EDT
Updated September 23, 2014 6:25 p.m. EDT

— At dawn and at dusk during this time of year within the Cataloochee Valley inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, elk appear from the woods in a remote valley. They graze in open fields just a few feet from spectators and photographers who line a nearby road to watch and take pictures.