Thank you for your patience while we retrieve your images.
Created 6-Oct-18
29 photos, 1 videos

Elk once inhabited the valleys and forests of Cataloochee, NC, near Maggie Valley, in large numbers but were nearly made extinct there due to encroaching civilization and excessive hunting. The elk were repopulated in Cataloochee in the early 2000s by about 50 elk, mainly imported from Kentucky’s Land Between the Lakes, and the numbers are now about 150. Almost all elk are tagged with collars but free-roaming and protected from hunters.

Click here to read blog...

Categories & Keywords
Subcategory Detail: