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Roadkill SSL observation of Elk (Cervus canadensis) on 11/29/2012

Reported Thursday November 29, 2012 7:13:00PM -07:00
Found Thursday November 29, 2012 12:00:00AM -07:00
Species Cervus canadensis|Elk
Lifestage Mature (Adult)
Sex Female
State Dead
Disposition Hauled to Yard
Decomposition Fresh
Salvaged Yes
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Latitude & Longitude 47.74154, -117.02809
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Species Account Note I was driving my car westbound on state Hwy 53 this morning when
this full grown cow elk ran in front of my car. There were probably
25-30 in the herd and at least one other ran into the side of my
car. A train was approaching from the opposite direction and
probably got them all spooked and running.
Reporter Anonymous
Location Note
DateTime Note
Salvaged Yes