CDFW Relocates Tule Elk In Central Valley

 

Fascinating footage above from Sacramento’s CBS 13 TV affiliate .

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife relocated 79 elk from separate wildlife areas in the south San Joaquin Valley to further north after a similar transfer from the San Luis National Wildlife Refuge in Merced County to San Luis Obispo County.

Here’s more from reporter Steve Large:

In total, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife relocated 79 Tule Elk this way, by helicopter.

It’s a relocation show, Fish and Wildlife Department’s Peter Tira says, never grows old.

“It is incredible, you just don’t see anything like that,” Tira said.

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