Thread: Adirondack Elk
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Old 03-28-2021, 11:49 AM   #6
Tug Hill
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Great video, but as Todd states, I doubt the Eastern Elk ever flourished in NY in any great numbers. The ADK Trapper, Nat Foster 1767 - 1840 , (Coopers Leatherstocking) recorded killing moose, wolves and eastern Mtn lions. But, to my knowledge, none of the books written about him or Nicholas Stoner , (another ADK trapper and Rev War Veteran)are there any stories of either of them killing Eastern Elk.

In the movie ,”the last of the Mohicans,” it starts with Nathaniel, Uncas, and ,Chinchacgook , killing a Eastern Elk. Circa, French and Indian War.
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