Elk

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  • Descriptive Essay On Elk

    Pine trees, and soaring mountains sound you while you are traveling through the trees, with the smell of bitterness and two-stroke fumes fills the air around you. With the ground having a thick blanket of snow, that looks hard but when moved turns to powder. The sight of Elk herds running up ahead, if you are lucky you will catch a glimpse of a mountain lion. We usually go up there for 5 days it takes us just two of those days to get there and back, the car ride usually takes around 10 hours to get to our cabin up there. The long trip usually involves sleeping or long conversations about random things. All of the car charging ports are in use, and it is partially quiet for the ride, because some of us have headphones in or are focused on…

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  • Difference Between Deer And Elk

    The Deer and Elk Who do you think will win out of a whitetail deer and elk if they fought even tho simple look and act the same. Deer and elk have similarities and differences in the habitat,diet,and traits.Elk and deer look and act the same but in some ways they are not exactly the same. Elk and deer both have great traits for life in the wild. They both have big tough horns,but elk’s horns go back while deer’s horns up. Deer and elk are both brown. Deer are usually 125-200…

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  • Black Elk Speaks Summary

    Black Elk Speaks is a personal narrative that encompasses an autobiography of Black Elk’s life as a holy man and healer coupled with the tribal history of the lifestyle, and tough challenges that Native Americans faced during the westward expansion movement of white settlers. In the beginning of the book unravel the first unique cultural practice of the Lakota people. That is, before telling his story Black Elk invites Neihardt (the author of the book) to smoke with him the red willow bark in…

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  • The Nature Hunter And The Hardcore Hunter

    distance himself from other hunters, so if somebody closes in on The Nature Hunter, he scares him away. This hunter loves the outdoors and enjoys hunting; he is satisfied with looking at God’s creations even if he does not fill his tag. It is very relaxing for The Nature Hunter to rest on the hillside and stare into the peaceful valleys. This hunter is liked amongst other hunters since he is ethical and works for every trophy he shoots. If something is not a smart decision, like shooting across…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Wolf Reintroduction

    In the early 1900’s, the loss of habitat and extermination programs led to the gray wolf’s demise. Wolves have once roamed all over the country. They’ve been nearly hunted to extinction with only 50 wolves left in the wild when Yellowstone National Park was young. Hunters back then thought they were helping the deer and elk by killing the wolf, its main predator. They were wrong. A 30 year project to restore the wolf population was made, and the wolves made an amazing recovery. The wolves are…

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  • Wolf Restoration

    The wolves have both use and existence value to park visitors and non-visitors alike. With varying results by season, up to 44% of respondents said they personally benefited from hearing or seeing the wolves (Duffield et al. 2005). Up to 66% said they received satisfaction from simply knowing that there were wolves present in Yellowstone. It’s no wonder that both the 1991 and 2005 surveys recorded nearly 70% support for wolf restoration in the park. Conversely, an increase in the wolf population…

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  • Personal Narrative: Hunting At Home

    When Libby and Dean were children and Gracie was an infant, we lived in a cabin on the farm. Our current home had not been built yet and our farm was much smaller than it is today. With money always being tight, Susan and I would often hunt to put meat on the table. But, with two very young children, I would often go into the Eastern Wilderness and hunt alone. If people know where you are going and if they know when you are to come back, hunting alone is not necessarily a terrible idea. Hunting…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Wolf Reintroduction In Colorado

    ecosystem for 70 years, and the remaining predators were not suited to fill the void. During that time, the herds of elk increased and they began to strip the trees and shrubs they depended on for food (Crane). "When wolves disappeared, elk began to intensively eat plants inside the park," says Beschta (qtd. in Crane 2). The wolf’s return to Yellowstone has already proved the beneficial impact the wolves have had on the park’s ecosystem. Robert Beschta, a forestry scientist at Oregon State…

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  • Deer Hunting Journey

    time passed and no animals appeared my dad and I meet again and move to the next area to hunt. Driving down a backroad I get to experience land that people in the city wouldn 't experience. So untouched by humans and so free to animals. We arrive at our next destination now up in hills covered in pine trees. My Dad heads one way and I head the other way separating once more. He tells me not to get lost and remember your landmarks (As he tells me every year). I agree and tell him “not to worry”…

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  • Summary: The Economic Benefits Of Hunting

    A 2011 study found that outdoor exercise was decreases in tension, confusion, anger and depression when compared to indoor activity. And a 2010 study found that even just five minutes of exercise in a green space can improve mood and self-esteem so what if you spend more than a week in the open areas, hunting is a perfect psychiatric treatment, add to all that the objective of hunting is to bring home prey meat were its rich in protein free of fat because meat from an animal is only going to be…

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