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Game biologists ponder clues to wildlife decline

Posted: Thursday, Mar 21st, 2013


Cow elk in a grassy field pause to study a photographer. Biologists say the loss of prime habitat, including clear cuts and the leftovers of controlled burns, have deprived elk of the fast-growing salad bowls needed to sustain the herds. (Photos courtesy of ODFW)


NEWPORT Roosevelt elk and blacktail deer bagged by hunters at the central Oregon coast used to fill the pages of the Bible of big game hunting the Boone & Crockett record book.

For the complete article see the 03-22-2013 issue.

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