Elk backers lobbying to increase herd in Minnesota April 4, 2014 Minnesota,

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Elk backers lobbying to increase herd in Minnesota April 4, 2014 Minnesota, Minneapolis Star Tribune
... Though largely a mountain animal now, more than 10 million elk roamed the United States and parts of Canada before white settlement ... The continent’s elk population has dropped to about 1 million ... Pennsylvania ... The last native elk was shot there in 1877. But not long afterward, between 1913 and 1926, state game officials reintroduced the animals, transporting them from Yellowstone National Park ...

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