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Wind Cave park to reduce bloated elk herd

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HOT SPRINGS (AP) -- Officials are considering herding elk out of Wind Cave National Park in southwestern South Dakota to reduce a bloated herd.

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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.

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