Mike Huffman of the Conservation Department walks through elk holding cells

May 17, 2011 | 12:01 a.m. CDT
Mike Huffman, Conservation Department Outreach and Education division chief, walks through an elk holding pen at the Peck Ranch Conservation Area near Winona. Thirty-four elk trapped in Kentucky were moved to the holding pens on May 5, where they will stay for approximately 30 days to acclimate to the area before being released to the entire ranch. During the 30-day period, gated enclosures allow individual elk to be separated for disease testing or observation.

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