‘Shoot aggressive elks tormenting town residents,’ Swedish police order

‘Shoot aggressive elks tormenting town residents,’ Swedish police order

An aggressive family of elk tormenting residents in a town east of Gothenburg is to be put down, according to police.

Swedish elk ‘fewer and smaller’ due to impact of 2018 summer

Swedish elk ‘fewer and smaller’ due to impact of 2018 summer

Elk dies after leaping from balcony in Swedish city centre

Elk dies after leaping from balcony in Swedish city centre

Swedish couple film bear attacking full-grown elk

Swedish couple film bear attacking full-grown elk

Elk shot after entering Gothenburg’s clubbing district late at night

Elk shot after entering Gothenburg’s clubbing district late at night

Slow TV project follows Sweden’s elk for 450 hours

Slow TV project follows Sweden’s elk for 450 hours

What’s got four legs and costs Sweden a billion kronor a year?

What’s got four legs and costs Sweden a billion kronor a year?

Elk stops children in Sweden getting on school bus

Elk stops children in Sweden getting on school bus

Swedish road covered in herring after elk accident

Swedish road covered in herring after elk accident

Swedish authorities urge hunters to shoot young elk

Swedish authorities urge hunters to shoot young elk

Swedish forest agency calls for more elk to be killed off

Swedish forest agency calls for more elk to be killed off

WATCH: Elk takes a dip next to startled beachgoers in Sweden

WATCH: Elk takes a dip next to startled beachgoers in Sweden

Sweden’s famous white elk ‘not seen since January’

Sweden’s famous white elk ‘not seen since January’

Swedish man kills elk with a stone

Swedish man kills elk with a stone

Watch Olivia the elk have a snack in her owner’s kitchen

Watch Olivia the elk have a snack in her owner’s kitchen

Swedish woman injured in Umeå elk attack

Swedish woman injured in Umeå elk attack

Wildlife road collisions hit record high in Sweden

Wildlife road collisions hit record high in Sweden

WATCH: 73-year-old Swede rescues trapped elk

WATCH: 73-year-old Swede rescues trapped elk

Sweden’s famous white elk is spared death

Sweden’s famous white elk is spared death

Swedes rally to save famous white elk from being shot

Swedes rally to save famous white elk from being shot

Sweden’s famous white elk could be shot after viral fame

Sweden’s famous white elk could be shot after viral fame

‘Hermaphrodite’ elk killed in Sweden

‘Hermaphrodite’ elk killed in Sweden

Elk runs amok in central Gothenburg

Elk runs amok in central Gothenburg

Don’t risk irritating Sweden’s famous white elk, expert warns

Don’t risk irritating Sweden’s famous white elk, expert warns

Viral Swedish white elk’s apple habit brings trespassing tourists to couple’s garden

Viral Swedish white elk’s apple habit brings trespassing tourists to couple’s garden

Watch: Incredible viral footage of a rare white elk in Sweden

Watch: Incredible viral footage of a rare white elk in Sweden

Rare white elk photographed in Swedish back garden

Rare white elk photographed in Swedish back garden

WATCH: Elk calf chases Swedish golfer

WATCH: Elk calf chases Swedish golfer

VIDEO: Summer isn’t summer without an elk running through a field of flowers

VIDEO: Summer isn’t summer without an elk running through a field of flowers

Elderly Swedish man fends off elk with cane

Elderly Swedish man fends off elk with cane

Confused randy elk mounts wooden elk in Swede’s garden

Confused randy elk mounts wooden elk in Swede’s garden

Video: The Swedish elk rescue that became a viral hit

Video: The Swedish elk rescue that became a viral hit

Record number of roadkills in Sweden: in stats

Record number of roadkills in Sweden: in stats

Swedish hunter kicks charging wild boar to death

Swedish hunter kicks charging wild boar to death

Angry elk chases Swede up a lamp post

Angry elk chases Swede up a lamp post

Swedish park unveils Europe’s first Elk-hut

Swedish park unveils Europe’s first Elk-hut

Horny elk hold up Swedish hunt

Horny elk hold up Swedish hunt

Furious elk mum attacks Swede, breaks his arm

Furious elk mum attacks Swede, breaks his arm

Swedish hunters shoot and kill runaway ostrich

Swedish hunters shoot and kill runaway ostrich

Really hungry elk wreak havoc in Swedish forests

Really hungry elk wreak havoc in Swedish forests

Swedish police officer cut from car after elk crash

Swedish police officer cut from car after elk crash

How a Swedish rocker saved the life of this cute baby elk

How a Swedish rocker saved the life of this cute baby elk

Why Sweden’s reindeer are still radioactive after 30 years

Why Sweden’s reindeer are still radioactive after 30 years

Baby elk go on the run around Swedish town

Baby elk go on the run around Swedish town

Charging rogue elk killed by Swedish hunter

Charging rogue elk killed by Swedish hunter

Elk gang terrorises joggers in Swedish town

Elk gang terrorises joggers in Swedish town

‘Wise’ elk rescued from frozen Swedish river

‘Wise’ elk rescued from frozen Swedish river

Swedish car tech to help save Aussie kangaroos

Swedish car tech to help save Aussie kangaroos

Swedish man sues in ‘elk murder mystery’

Swedish man sues in ‘elk murder mystery’

Sweden warns drivers of elks on hunt for sex

Sweden warns drivers of elks on hunt for sex

Swede wins prize for elk sensor innovation

Swede wins prize for elk sensor innovation

Sweden’s annual elk hunt goes off with a bang

Sweden’s annual elk hunt goes off with a bang

Swedish man rescues baby elk from cold creek

Swedish man rescues baby elk from cold creek

Elks rack up billion kronor bill for Sweden

Elks rack up billion kronor bill for Sweden

Swedish elks set to flee ‘warm’ south: expert

Swedish elks set to flee ‘warm’ south: expert

Snow forces Sweden’s elk on urban food hunt

Snow forces Sweden’s elk on urban food hunt

Severed elk head found in Swedish parking lot

Severed elk head found in Swedish parking lot

Violent elk put down after attack on woman

Violent elk put down after attack on woman

‘Dark forces’ target refugee hunting scheme

‘Dark forces’ target refugee hunting scheme

Swedish scientists blast ‘drunken elk myth’

Swedish scientists blast ‘drunken elk myth’

Elk hunters risk injury in Sweden’s woods

Elk hunters risk injury in Sweden’s woods

Swedish elk get one-way ticket to Denmark

Swedish elk get one-way ticket to Denmark

Swedish cops elect not to shoot ‘angry elks’

Swedish cops elect not to shoot ‘angry elks’

Swede killed after crashing into an elk

Swede killed after crashing into an elk

Curious elk breaks into house in Sweden

Curious elk breaks into house in Sweden

Kids flee as elk breaks into woodwork class

Kids flee as elk breaks into woodwork class

Elk born inside Volvo after highway crash

Elk born inside Volvo after highway crash

Elk bounce back after stillborn calf mystery

Elk bounce back after stillborn calf mystery

VIDEO: Elk takes fatal plunge off mall car park

VIDEO: Elk takes fatal plunge off mall car park

Severed elk head found in local recycling bin

Severed elk head found in local recycling bin

Elk hunting in Sweden: one Englishman’s tale

Elk hunting in Sweden: one Englishman’s tale

Elk family attacks Swedish schoolboy

Elk family attacks Swedish schoolboy

Swedish radio used to scare off elk

Swedish radio used to scare off elk

Pastor dons antlers for Swedish elk hunt sermon

Pastor dons antlers for Swedish elk hunt sermon

Linus the dead elk sparks legal spat in Sweden

Linus the dead elk sparks legal spat in Sweden

‘Drunken’ elk takes park swing for a ride

‘Drunken’ elk takes park swing for a ride

Drunken elk gang flees Stockholm cops

Drunken elk gang flees Stockholm cops

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No warning signs on new elk trails

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Drunk elks attack police

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Germans could nab Swedish elk signs

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Gothenburg elk shot by police

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Elk hunted down after attack on man

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Drunken elk terrorises schoolkids

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Drunken elk drowns after falling through ice

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Elk road accidents jump 20 percent in Sweden

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Elk plots swimming pool escape

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Swedish elks repopulate Scotland

Landowners halt world’s largest elk

Landowners halt world’s largest elk

Path clear for world’s biggest elk

Path clear for world’s biggest elk

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Woman dies in collision with elk

Elk safari Swedish style, with a green conscience

Elk safari Swedish style, with a green conscience

Drunken elk meets sorry end after toddler attack

Drunken elk meets sorry end after toddler attack

Elks and blondes shape Sweden’s image abroad

Elks and blondes shape Sweden’s image abroad

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Motorcycle hit by flying elk

Swede nets giant elk on weekend ‘fishing’ trip

Swede nets giant elk on weekend ‘fishing’ trip

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‘Elk hunting is no child’s play’

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Two in hospital after motorway crash with elk

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Dogs save Swedish man from hostile elk

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Wild boar car crashes cost more than elk wrecks: Swedish study

Elk couple on Sunday morning stroll through Gothenburg

Elk couple on Sunday morning stroll through Gothenburg

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Man dies in motorbike crash with elk

‘Elk explosion’ in southern Sweden

‘Elk explosion’ in southern Sweden

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Wild boar hunter in strife for elk kill

Gothenburg woman injured in surprise elk attack

Gothenburg woman injured in surprise elk attack

Fright night for elks in west Sweden

Fright night for elks in west Sweden

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Police consider death by elk in murder case

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Elk, not husband, killed Swedish woman: police

Inebriated elk terrorizes streets of Södertälje

Inebriated elk terrorizes streets of Södertälje

‘Bears most feared by Swedes’: report

‘Bears most feared by Swedes’: report

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Nighttime skier crashes into promenading elk

Driver hits elk and runs off with slice of thigh

Driver hits elk and runs off with slice of thigh

Elk makes unexpected visit to Swedish health clinic

Elk makes unexpected visit to Swedish health clinic

Elk takes harbour dip as police give chase

Elk takes harbour dip as police give chase

Passing the ‘man test’: elk hunting in Sweden

Passing the ‘man test’: elk hunting in Sweden

Massive boar shreds leg of Swedish elk hunter

Massive boar shreds leg of Swedish elk hunter

Swedish hunter shoots elk, mistakenly kills skier

Swedish hunter shoots elk, mistakenly kills skier

Train-elk collision ends in a stalemate

Train-elk collision ends in a stalemate

Swedish elk starve after long harsh winter

Swedish elk starve after long harsh winter

Hunter charged for shooting elk, killing skier

Hunter charged for shooting elk, killing skier

Famous Swedish elk is pregnant

Famous Swedish elk is pregnant

Swedish insect shoots larvae into victims’ eyes

Swedish insect shoots larvae into victims’ eyes

Swedish elk ‘too small’: disgruntled Danes

Swedish elk ‘too small’: disgruntled Danes

Elk totals police car, sends officers to hospital

Elk totals police car, sends officers to hospital

‘Leffe the moose man’ promises elk intimacy

‘Leffe the moose man’ promises elk intimacy

Drunken elk rescued from Swede’s apple tree

Drunken elk rescued from Swede’s apple tree

Hunter in hand-to-hoof battle with angry elk

Hunter in hand-to-hoof battle with angry elk

Drunken elk hides kids’ swing set in a tree

Drunken elk hides kids’ swing set in a tree

Swedish hunter fells ‘spectacular’ albino elk

Swedish hunter fells ‘spectacular’ albino elk

Thousands apply to join Swedish hunting boom

Thousands apply to join Swedish hunting boom

Hunting elk is ‘in the DNA’ of Swedish hunters

Hunting elk is ‘in the DNA’ of Swedish hunters

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Hunters left baffled after elk body parts find

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Swedish mum shoots five elk in four hours

Swede shocked by backyard elk ‘threesome’

Swede shocked by backyard elk ‘threesome’

Having a laugh with Sweden’s famous elk

Having a laugh with Sweden’s famous elk

Hunter faces court for shooting elk, killing skier

Hunter faces court for shooting elk, killing skier

The Local’s most shared stories on Facebook

The Local’s most shared stories on Facebook

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Elk hunter acquitted of killing skier by mistake

Swedish drivers smash into elk, reindeer

Swedish drivers smash into elk, reindeer

Swede’s parked car damaged in elk attack

Swede’s parked car damaged in elk attack

‘It was just like Bambi’: elk rescuer

‘It was just like Bambi’: elk rescuer

Gang of thieving Swedish elk caught in the act

Gang of thieving Swedish elk caught in the act

Sexy Volvo, clever Saab, and Swedish massage

Sexy Volvo, clever Saab, and Swedish massage

Elk herd causes Swedish motorway mayhem

Elk herd causes Swedish motorway mayhem

Peeing Swede filmed in shock bear encounter

Peeing Swede filmed in shock bear encounter

Two elk shot dead after chaos in Swedish town

Two elk shot dead after chaos in Swedish town

Elk at large – The Local’s guide to spotting Sweden’s iconic wildlife

Elk at large – The Local’s guide to spotting Sweden’s iconic wildlife

Swedish experts baffled by ‘mystery’ elk illness

Swedish experts baffled by ‘mystery’ elk illness

Swedish elk hunter dead after partner’s misfire

Swedish elk hunter dead after partner’s misfire

Swede reports elk to police after attack

Swede reports elk to police after attack

Elk rescued from Swede’s swimming pool

Elk rescued from Swede’s swimming pool

Halal salami ‘pork free’: Slovenian authorities

Halal salami ‘pork free’: Slovenian authorities

Driving in Sweden: Elk, reindeer, and road rage

Driving in Sweden: Elk, reindeer, and road rage

Two cars collide as elk gives birth on road

Two cars collide as elk gives birth on road

Stolen elk mystery baffles Swedish police

Stolen elk mystery baffles Swedish police

Elk or moose?

Elk or moose?

Lost elk shot dead in central Gothenburg

Lost elk shot dead in central Gothenburg