noun, plural elks, (especially collectively) elk for 1, 2.
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Example sentences from the Web for elk
From grizzlies breaking into cars and raiding campgrounds to an increasing number of car collisions with moose or elk who have become accustomed to roads, such incidents have seen a steady rise in recent years.
Hunting trips like this one served as inspiration for a mysterious venture he was calling Skenes Ranch, the website for which offers only a single photograph of an elk herd and a link to request an invitation.
Pinching and zooming around the map revealed a trail system that runs through the area where I hunt elk.
When wolves go on the prowl, they typically run down large animals like deer and elk until their prey is exhausted.Wolves use ambush tactics to hunt unsuspecting beavers|Kate Baggaley|February 12, 2021|Popular Science
This means a decline in habitat quality for grazers like bison and elk, whose winter-killed carcasses grizzlies feed upon.
And, from the south, chronic wasting disease is poised to decimate the elk herds.
Any elk habitat expert, modern hunters as well as biologists, might take a stab at the time required for elk to make that journey.
Humans in central Alaska hunted elk around 13,300 years ago.
Either the child was buried at the same time the elk antler tools were made or 400 years later.
While the camp was busily criticizing the governor our scouts from the Elk came in and reported seeing Indians hunting buffalo.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
Thence to the towns there are some elk and deer, but near the villages they become scarce.
For some distance from the Osage villages you only find deer, then elk, then cabrie, and finally buffalo.
While the ponies grazed, the Sioux ate heartily of the dried elk meat which Red Dog had given them.Three Sioux Scouts|Elmer Russell Gregor
The fleet met with contrary winds, and it was not until August 25 that his army landed at the head of Elk river.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt