Do elk need free water in Arizona? Academic Article uri icon


  • Cervus elaphus prefer habitat within 402 m of permanent water sources during early spring and within 804 m during late spring-summer. This study does not show actual dependence upon water. The depence of elk upon free water to fulfill their physiological requirements is difficult to assess.-from Authors

author list (cited authors)

  • Delgiudice, G. D., & Rodiek, J. E.

publication date

  • January 1984