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

published proceedings

  • Wildlife Society Bulletin

author list (cited authors)

  • Delgiudice, G. D., & Rodiek, J. E

complete list of authors

  • Delgiudice, GD||Rodiek, JE

publication date

  • January 1984