Arizona elk

Melissa Sevigny

Snowflake is a small town in eastern Arizona. It’s got more deer and elk than people, and that can make it dangerous to navigate rural roads at night. That’s why students at Snowflake Junior High invented a system of flashing lights to warn drivers when a big animal is nearby. It’s an idea that will take them all the way to a national competition in New York.


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Three bull elk have been found dead in eastern Arizona and the state Game and Fish Department is offering a $2,500 reward to find the poachers responsible.

Thousands of hunters are expected to converge on northern Arizona and the White Mountains in search of a bull elk and its prized antlers.

Ron Nichols, / U.S. Department of Agriculture

Early on fall mornings, a piercing screech echoes across meadows in northern Arizona. It’s the frenzied bugle of a big bull elk in rut, trying to lure a harem of cows to breed and continue his line.