Elk In The United States, Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-10


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ELK IN THE UNITED STATES There are nrobably about 70000 elk in the United States The largest herds are in the Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding National forests Other imiwrtant bands lire the Sun River herds of some 2500 elk in the Lewis and Clark National Forest of Montana the Olympic herds of Roose ¬ velt elk comprising some 7000 head in the Olympic National Forest of Washington 1750 in the White River 800 in the Battlement and 500 in the Gunnison National Forests Colorado 200 in the Boise National Forest Idaho and the small herds of the Sclway and Clearwater National Forests Idaho aggregating a total of about 13500 animals In addition small native herds or herds built up by restocking and aggregating each from 25 to 500 animals are found in many other National forests and parks such as the Colorado Pike Durango Leadville Sopris Rio Grande Cochotopa Routt and Arapaho in Colorado the Black Hills in South Dakota the Big Horn Shoshone Bridger Washakie Medicine Bow and Wyoming in Wyo ¬ ming the Mt Pisgah in North Carolina the Cache Caribou Challis Idaho Minnidoka Peyetto Sal ¬ mon Sawtooth Targee and Weiser in Idaho the Fish Lake in Utah thp Wallowa and Rainier in Washington the Oregon Siskiyou and Suislaw in Oregon the Sitgreaves in Arizona the Wichita in Oklahoma and elsewhere In addition there arc a number of small private herds on large estates including several in the cast

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