In Arizona, Elk are very shy, if not afraid of humans. Typically they run as fast as they can when they see people -- even if already several hundred yards away. However, there are places like Jasper and Banff in Canada, and Yellowstone in the US where Elk pay little attention to humans.
Here in the little village of Mammoth in Yellowstone an Elk is nursing her young:
|Elk with Fawn|