Easy rider . . .

A lounging elk eyeballs a brave starling as it forages on the elk’s back near the North Entrance to Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday. The park's East Entrance opens for the summer season on Friday, May 3. (Photo by Mark Davis, Powell Tribune)

A lounging elk eyeballs a brave starling as it forages on the elk’s back near the North Entrance to Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday. The park's East Entrance opens for the summer season on Friday, May 3. (Photo by Mark Davis, Powell Tribune)

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