All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘elk’

Elk Euthanized After Interaction with Photographer

After a video taken of a photographer interacting with an elk in North Carolina went viral, the elk was euthanized, leaving people outraged. The video was posted to YouTube earlier this month and the elk was put down just days later because of his behavior. The video, which has been viewed 2.6 million times on YouTube and has received hundreds …

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Friendly Elk Euthanized

“It’s not a chance we can take with children in the area.” An ameteur video showing a photographer being headbutted repeatedly by an elk went viral last week, causing concern for park officials. Dana Soehn, a spokeswoman at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, told NBC News that the YouTubed incident was the final straw after several attempts to scare …

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Public Outcry Over Euthanized Elk

A young bull elk was euthanized at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, after getting too close to a photographer, in an incident that occurred on October 20th. Asheville, North Carolina lensman James York was taking pictures on the side of a road in Cataloochee, when the elk approached him and began head butting. Another park patron, photographer Vince M. …

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