As a totem the elk represents
strength and community.
If you hear the elk bugle ask
yourself if you are ready to
recognize a mate. The sound
can also indicate it is time to
consider having children or adding another member to your
family. As a totem elk teaches the importance of community
and caring for others. Elk in general represents endurance.
Elk totem will show up when you are feeling tired or weak
and could use an energetic boost.
(Condensed highlights from volumes of info about animal totem characteristics. Hope you'll investigate further on your own)