Elk are coming to Grandfather Mountain, naming contest begins November 17, 2017 North Carolina,

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Elk are coming to Grandfather Mountain, naming contest begins November 17, 2017 North Carolina, Stanly News & Press
...  Elk population once thrived in the High Country ... Their numbers were decimated by over-hunting and loss of habitat in the 18th and 19th centuries, and they were eventually eradicated entirely from the region... in 2001, the National Park Service began reintroducing elk into Great Smoky Mountains National Park ..,


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