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Vital Organs

Here is a pic of the vital organs of a moose calve. Note how low the heart is and how far forward the lungs are....PC
http://www.refugepics.com/members/Littman/oergsv.jpg

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Vital Organs

Elk Anatomy Overview: http://www.bowhunting.net/NAspecies/elk2.html

In looking at an elk's circulatory system and bone structure, there appears to be two good spots to shoot for:

1. Heart and Lung area slightly behind the front leg / near the top of the shoulder.

2. Spine / Base of Neck Area. Following the forward portion of the front leg 1/2 to 2/3'rds up to where the neck meets the spine. There are a lot of major support bones in this area that when broken, should anchor the animal very quickly.

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