TITLE

Yellowstone Elk

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Sep2009, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on changes in the behavior and foraging habits of elk in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem in Montana. It references a study by Scott Creel et al, published in the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences." According to the researchers, wolves have caused changes in the nutrition of elk. Low calving rates, aside from direct predation, is cited as one of the reasons for elk population declines.
ACCESSION #
44128795

 

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