While results are still preliminary, it appears the survival rate for cow elk in the Gunnison Basin, excluding hunting-related mortality, is 95.4%. A survival rate above 90% is extremely encouraging!
Elk play an important economic and cultural role in Canada to hunters, recreationists, wildlife enthusiasts, and aboriginal people.
“In this world today, the access to reliable sources of food that can be sustainably harvested is the dream of every single government.”
As the most dangerous game in the Big Five, known in Africa as Black Death, the Cape buffalo is an important species economically. Until recently, large populations and dispersing herds of Cape, or African, buffalo within Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park were sources for the surrounding game reserves. Hunting operations outside the park generate substantial revenue …