'Amazing' Sunrise Illuminates Elk Herd in Hillsboro

The morning sun turned a field in Hillsboro, Oregon, into an idyllic setting, footage posted on Monday, January 2, shows.

Hillsboro resident Sarah Alvarez captured this clip of a herd of elk, illuminated by the rising sun, traversing a field near her home.

Speaking to Storyful, Alvarez said she and her husband were both at home when they noticed the sunrise “starting to catch on fire”.

“We grabbed our gear and headed to a field near our home. We got an incredible surprise when we arrived. A huge herd of elk were in the field enjoying the amazing sunrise too,” she said.

“It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience,” Alvarez added. Credit: Sarah Alvarez via Storyful

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