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August 27, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
Protesters opposed to the hunting of Tule elk said eight demonstrators were arrested during a weekend confrontation with authorities on a bridge to the Grizzly Island wildlife area. Police were barring demonstrators from using the bridge to reach the island, a spokesman for the National Foundation for Animal Law said. The group said it was protesting the killing of 30 Tule elk.
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August 27, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
Protesters opposed to the hunting of Tule elk said eight demonstrators were arrested during a weekend confrontation with authorities on a bridge to the Grizzly Island wildlife area. Police were barring demonstrators from using the bridge to reach the island, a spokesman for the National Foundation for Animal Law said. The group said it was protesting the killing of 30 Tule elk.
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May 27, 2013 | By John M. Glionna, Los Angeles Times
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - On a routine patrol, park ranger Stephanie Sutton spots a looming confrontation between tourist and nature - in this case, the driver of a white SUV and a 500-pound elk. The large female elk lopes along a road shoulder in the woodsy visitors village on the canyon's South Rim. Within moments, Sutton is in the middle of a peculiar hazard known in Grand Canyon National Park as an elk jam. Cars and RVs jam on their brakes, disgorging...
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 5, 1999
The reintroduction of the gray wolf into Yellowstone National Park and nearby portions of Idaho and Montana has been a major success, and the worst fears of ranchers have come to nothing. The wolves are not killing off cattle and sheep as ranchers insisted would happen. Livestock losses since the program began in 1995 are but a fraction of the predictions in the environmental impact statement upon which the program was based.
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October 18, 2003 | David Kelly, Times Staff Writer
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. -- Every October when the air grows chill and the aspens turn to gold, thousands of visitors from around the world come here to witness one of the greatest spectacles in nature. In meadows stretching from one mountain to the next, the air vibrates with the guttural bugling of the bull elk. Harsh yet haunting, the call is meant to attract mates, but it reels in even more humans.
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April 6, 2003 | Frank Clifford, Times Staff Writer
A wildlife preserve the size of a small national park, replenished with animals that roamed this part of California 100 years ago, is taking shape in the canyons and foothills of the San Emigdio Mountains, about an hour's drive north of metropolitan Los Angeles. Named Wind Wolves, the preserve, off California 166 near Maricopa in southwestern Kern County, is the creation of the Wildlands Conservancy.
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