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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Although non-resident permits are very limited, Vancouver Island is "the" place for Roosevelt elk. Cougar hunting is excellent in southern and central B.C., and there are limited opportunities for bison in some areas.
Leaving the trees, I drive past open prairies where herds of Roosevelt elk forage on tall grass.
Effect of forest roads on habitat use by Roosevelt elk. Northwest Sci., 59:122-125.
Over 800 pounds of Roosevelt elk and beef were donated by the Northern Nevada Chapter of Safari Club International and by Multiple Use Managers, a wildlife management service.
Still found are the Roosevelt elk (Cervus elaphus roosevelti), in parts of the Pacific Coast states; the Tule or California elk (Cervus elaphus nannodes), protected in California; the Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni), from New Mexico to British Columbia; and the Manitoban elk (Cervus elaphus manitobensis), in the southern prairie provinces of Canada.
Otter, beaver, deer, Roosevelt elk, black bear, cougars, osprey, bald eagles, blue herons, kingfishers and wild turkeys all flourish in the river canyon.
We investigated effects of the NAO on the sex-specific population dynamics of Roosevelt elk (Cervus elaphus roosevelti) on Raspberry Island, Alaska, USA.
The Roosevelt elk of the Pacific Northwest is somewhat larger with an average weight between 700 and 1,100 lbs.
Further along is Prairie Creek State Park, where a herd of Roosevelt elk joined me for lunch.
A mere 10 years after Johnston's last utterance, I was camping in Clearwater Valley, in a lush stand of 15-foot-tall planted conifers, as 41 contented Roosevelt elk ambled by my campsite.
Jeremy grew up on the Oregon Coast, where he hunted Roosevelt elk in the maddening rainforest jungles.
Washington offers Roosevelt elk opportunities, and residents also find good black bear and mule deer hunting.

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