A Brief History of Tule Elk on the Point Reyes Peninsula March 19, 2015 California

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A Brief History of Tule Elk on the Point Reyes Peninsula March 19, 2015 California, West Marin Citizen
... the tule elk (Cervus elaphus nannodes), a subspecies of elk found only in California ... summer day of 1576 when Sir Francis Drake and his weathered crew landed at what is now Point Reyes ... first caught a glimpse of this stoic, and remarkably abundant grazer, as described in a journal entry: “... very large and fat Deer ...  " ...  tule elk are making a comeback thanks in large part to extensive management and reintroduction efforts...


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