Idaho elk hunting proves more challenging December 8, 2013

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Idaho elk hunting proves more challenging December 8, 2013
... Eighty-thousand hunters try to bag an elk in Idaho each year, spending more than $70 million ...  Several harsh winters thinned elk numbers, and predation from black bears, cougars and wolves have kept populations from recovering...  Idaho's elk population peaked at 125,000. Today, the state's elk population is stable at about 107,000 animals ...

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