Most people know that elk, the second-largest member of the deer family, roam widely in the West September 26, 2015 Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... Pennsylvania has a healthy elk population. At the beginning of this year, the population stood at about 900. These magnificent mammals can weigh from 400 (cows) to 1,000 (bulls) pounds.  Thanks to habitat destruction and unregulated hunting, the last native elk disappeared from Pennsylvania sometime in the 1870s...


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