Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 14, 2021

Scores of tule elk died at Point Reyes seashore in 2020 

The LA Times reports

Tule elk are treasured creatures in California, and for years, animal rights groups have butted heads with the Point Reyes National Seashore over its practice of keeping elk fenced away from nearby cattle ranches.

Amid a dry 2020, the groups tried to bring water to the creatures but were rebuffed by the National Park Service. Now the federal agency has released a report indicating that more than one third of the 445 elk fenced in at Tomales Point died this past winter, bringing the population down to 293.

Read more at Scores of tule elk died at Point Reyes seashore in 2020 – Los Angeles Times


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