During the 19th century, many game animals were hunted nearly into extinction. The thundering herds of bison that once roamed the plains were reduced to about 800 head. The beaver was almost wiped out. Elk, deer, and pronghorn were reduced to a fraction of their once-plentiful numbers.
Alaska Fish and Wildlife Safeguard
Alaska’s Fish and Wildlife Safeguard pays cash for information on poachers.