Swinn, Brian W.
February 2006
New York State Conservationist;Feb2006, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p2
The article reports on the discovery of the remains of a 12-point bull eastern elk, an animal that has been extinct for many years, at the Mohawk Pool area of the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge in western New York on October 2005. Tests, including radiocarbon dating revealed that the remains were between 9,180 and 9,550 years old. Information about the eastern elk are provided as well as historical accounts of how the animal has migrated to North America.


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