Roadkill observation of Elk (Cervus canadensis) reported August 22, 2013 - 5:43pm by scottgittens

Salvage

I would like to salvage this animal and agree to the terms of salvage: 
Yes
Parts Salvaged: 
Field dressed the animal and took all good meat. I discarded the head, hide, legs, rib cage, and entrails at the site of collision.

What

Species: 

Elk (Cervus canadensis)

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Common Name(s): 
Elk
Wapiti
Scientific Name(s): 
Cervus canadensis
Animalia|Craniata|Mammalia|Artiodactyla|Cervidae|Cervus|Cervus canadensis
Parent: 
IDAPA Protection: 
Species Confidence: 
100%
Count: 
1
Count Type: 
Absolute
Sex: 
Female
Life State: 
Dead
Life Stage: 
Mature
Disposition: 
Moved to Ditch
Decomposition: 
Fresh

Where

Location: 
Location Precision: 
50 meters
Location Resource: 
Mile Marker used
Directions: 
When heading north on Hwy 3, she was hit where uphill passing lane merges with the driving lane to form a single lane again.
Game Management Unit: 
County: 
Highway: 
ID-3
Milepost: 
74.50

When

Date Time: 
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 3:29am
Date/Time Precision: 
3,600 seconds
Date Notes: 
Benewah County Sheriff's Deputy Anthony Eells stopped to make sure I was okay. He also ran my plates, so would be able to provide an exact time.

How

Observation Method(s): 
Individual(s) Observed (seen)
Observed Individual(s) in Hand or Close Range