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Increased development in the Yampa Valley is putting a strain on the elk herds that inhabit the area.

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Elk winter areas threatened by Steamboat growth and recreation

The Yampa Valley is home to two of the largest elk herds in the world, but competing for open space with the area's world-class winter recreational opportunities is putting a strain on the animals, wildlife officials say.

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