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.
Leaving the trees, I drive past open prairies where herds of Roosevelt elk forage on tall grass.
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.
This is a wonderful ride that takes you past tall trees, coastal grassland, beaches and, if you're lucky, a herd of Roosevelt elk.
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.
Players will hunt in different eras in search of trophies such as white-tailed deer, Yukon moose, Alaskan brown bear and Roosevelt elk in over ten of North America's top hunting locations, including Kodiak Island, the Yukon and the Rocky Mountains.

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