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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The case of an elk that died after a collision with a low-flying research helicopter is highlighting the use of helicopters in wildlife monitoring, which has been criticized by animal-rights groups.
Jennifer Best with Friends of Animals said Wednesday that helicopters can terrify animals and cal ...