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National park in SD to reduce bloated elk herd

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HOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) — Officials are considering herding hundreds of elk out of Wind Cave National Park in southwestern South Dakota to reduce a bloated herd. The park plans to reduce its elk herd by about 600 animals in the next two years to prevent overgrazing. Officials plan to use a helicopter to move them outside of the park, where they would be available to hunters. "Areas...