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Theodore Roosevelt National Park

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Objectives: 1. Description of daily and seasonal movements of elk (Cervus elaphus); 2. Identification of seasonally important habitat types and physiographic character of areas used for feeding, cover, mating, and calving; 3. Identification of damage to Park resources or property of adjoining landowners by elk; 4. Description of interactions between elk and other ungulates and identification of interactions that could detrimentally affect specific ungulate species; 5. Determination of human impacts on elk behavior and distribution in the Park; and 6. Description of elk age structure, productivity, and survivorship during 1987-88 and development of population goals that are consistent with Park management goals.