Roosevelt elk


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Roosevelt elk:

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, large North American deer, Cervus canadensis, closely related to the Old World red deer. It is commonly called elk in America although the name elk is used in Europe to refer to the moose.
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Leaving the trees, I drive past open prairies where herds of Roosevelt elk forage on tall grass.
Here, we present an analysis of the population dynamics of males and females in an introduced population of Roosevelt elk (Cervus elaphus roosevelti) on Raspberry Island, Alaska, USA, and discuss our results in the context of management strategies for North American ungulates in a changing climate.
The Roosevelt Elk population had just begun to rebound after many years of protection, including transplanting elk to replenish the herds.
You'll find stories about mountain goats, Roosevelt elk (from a former Youth Hunter Essay Contest winner), and the tale of Alaska bowhunter Bob Ameen's 5th Pope and Young Sitka blacktail buck.
In fact, with a 41-inch neck, it was bigger than the largest Roosevelt elk mannequin available.
The coin's reverse (tails side) design depicts a Roosevelt elk standing on a gravel river bar of the Hoh River with a view of Mount Olympus in the background.
But that doesn't explain why the Roosevelt elk that wandered through a north Eugene neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon found it necessary to cross Randy Pap Beltline not once, not twice, but three times before finally deciding to make a run for the Willamette River.
Redwoods and Sitka spruces tower on bluffs, and agile Roosevelt elk graze behind dunes in meadows carpeted in wild strawberries.
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, 50 miles north of Eureka, is home to these green-draped walls as well as the easily viewable Roosevelt Elk.
Activity, movement, and distribution of Roosevelt elk during rut.
Roosevelt elk, black-tailed deer, cougar, and black bear are common.
Within the new forest as we fly over, I see exciting lifescores of Roosevelt elk scuffing along in a new and welcome habitat.

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