Elk in North Carolina: A Comeback Story

By Monica Lasky on December 10, 2018.     Historically, white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and North American elk (Cervus canadensis) are two cervids (hoofed ruminant mammals) that have ranged the woodlands and forests of North Carolina. However, it is believed that sometime in the late 1700s, the last known elk remaining in North Carolina was … Continue reading Elk in North Carolina: A Comeback Story