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Elk Population Drops Dramatically In Yellowstone

“In December, an aerial survey counted just over 4,635 elk, that’s down 24-percent from 6,070 in 2009. Since 1995, the northern elk herd has dropped 70-percent from 16,791.” “It hasn’t been this low for forty years,” Smith says. “Certainly we are standing up and taking notice of this.” Full Story