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Young elk euthanized after becoming aggressive

Published On: Oct 14 2013 03:33:02 PM MDT

A young elk caught on video outside Ovando as it chased a motorcycle rider has been euthanized.

MISSOULA, Mont. -

A young elk caught on video outside Ovando as it chased a motorcycle rider has been euthanized.

The video went viral. But Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials say it shows the elk had become too used to humans and was becoming too aggressive.

People living in the area say the elk had been handfed.

NBC Montana is following up on this story today and will bring you more details tonight on the News at 5, 6 and 10.