Migratory Behavior of Hunted Elk

  title={Migratory Behavior of Hunted Elk},
  author={Bruce L. Smith},
During 1990–2000, I investigated patterns of fall migration and harvests of the Jackson elk herd. Specifically, I compared the timing of fall migration of the 2,500–4,500 elk (Cervus elaphus) that summered in Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) and wintered on the National Elk Refuge (NER) with elk that used other summer ranges by monitoring 512 migrations of radiocollared elk and by direct counts of elk arriving at the NER. Annual timing of migrations of GTNP elk was related positively to… CONTINUE READING


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