Droves of Wild Elk Are Chasing Down Minivans and Harassing Residents on the Oregon Coast (Willamette Week)

For years, the Oregon coastal county has been under siege as hundreds of the hungry animals wander into small towns like Astoria, Gearhart and Warrenton, High Country News reports.

One Gearhart resident, Pauline Como, tells High Country she was recently attacked in her minivan by an elk who charged at her vehicle and gnawed at the door, "leaving bovine-sized teeth marks."

Others say the massive herds are prone to shut down highways, trample pets, graze on gardens and do tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage to area golf courses.

read more at https://www.wweek.com/news/2018/12/12/droves-of-wild-elk-are-chasing-dow...

(editorial note: so much jerky so little time.. there is a clear solution to this so called problem :)