released 34 radio-collared elk in southern Missouri. The department says there are now 36 elk, including five calves and it has plans to introduce up to 150 elk over several years.
unfairly counted one-time costs like building elk pens. The department also
argued that the wildlife restoration projects benefit all wildlife, not just
Proponents of the elk restoration also argue that getting elk back into the
state will be a boon for the economy, bringing in tourism dollars and hopefully,
hunting license fees one day.