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Rare white elk draws crowds in Sweden — and a warning

Stockholm - Experts on Tuesday urged sightseers flocking to catch a glimpse of a rare white elk in Sweden to take care, warning that the animal could be dangerous.

After a century in Canada, Bison return to Montana reservation

A herd of 89 plains bison in Canada will be relocated to a Native American reservation in Montana next month, and tribal leaders say this is a welcome homecoming for an animal that is an emblem of their way of life.

Elk makes surprise visit to Swedish woodworking class

Students in a junior high woodworking class got the surprise of their lives when an elk came crashing through a classroom window.

TopFinds: Georgia frozen after ice storm, Idaho goes after elk

Our Digital Journalist in Georgia tracks the state's recovery from a paralyzing ice storm. Idaho ranchers are encouraged to kill elk, but why? What you need to know about the $37,995 bathtub. Learn more in this week's TopFinds.

Idaho game management killing elk after killing wolves

Boise - Ranchers in Idaho are asking the state government to help eliminate some of the state's elk population. The state is halfway through the wolf season, which was said to have been introduced to stop the wolves from attacking elk.

Elk rescued after Christmas lights get stuck in antlers

Banff residents were treated this week to an unusual display of Christmas lights when an elk had four meters of candy cane and lights caught in his antlers, trailing him.

Elk vs photographer encounter draws NPS death sentence (video)

It happened in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A photographer was taking shots at sunrise in the Cataloochee Valley when a bold young bull elk started sniffing his camera. The whole thing was caught on video, which led to the elk's death.

Norwegian hunter misses elk, hits man on toilet instead

A 70-year-old man was doing what comes naturally in the bathroom of his wooden country cabin, when a stray bullet came right through the wall and hit him in his abdomen. Seems a hunter had missed the elk he was after.

Norway to place 'disco poles' to scare elk away from busy roads

After several traffic incidents involving elks, Norway is trying out a new system using "disco poles" to scare the wandering animals away from oncoming cars on busy roads.

Swedish elk on a bender gets stuck in tree

An elk who’d already had a bellyful of fermented apples apparently went to reach for just one more when he got tangled up in the branches and couldn’t get down.

Exotic Meats USA Announces Urgent Texas Wide Recall

Exotic Meats USA of San Antonio, TX is initiating a voluntary recall of Elk Tenderloin because it may contain meat derived from an elk confirmed to have Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).

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An elk in the forest of Telemark  Norway.
An elk in the forest of Telemark, Norway.

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