NORTH AMERICAN ELK

SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Cervus elaphus canadensis

HABITAT:  Prairies and woodland edges of Western North America.

CONSERVATION STATUS: Least Concern
                                                   

FUN FACT:   Once a plains inhabitant, their original range was greatly reduced by the constant pressure of advancing settlers.  They retreated to wooded and mountain areas.

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312 E Finnup Drive

Garden City, KS 67846

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