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Harsh Winter Tough on Elk Herd in Mount St. Helens Wildlife Area


Animals  (tags: elk, winter, death, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

CherAway
- 2672 days ago - blog.oregonlive.com
It was a tough winter for the elk herd in the Mount St. Helens Wildlife Area. About 150 elk died of malnutrition and causes related to the snow and cold that extended into April, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department reported Thursday.



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Blacktiger P. (247)
Friday May 9, 2008, 3:12 pm
Too bad there were no wolves in the area to control the size of the herd, such a waste all the way around.
 
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