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Year  White-tailed Deer
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Mule Deer
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Elk
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Moose
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Pronghorn
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Mountain Goat
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Bighorn Sheep
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Caribou
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1902      400                  
1903                         
1904                         
1905                         
1906            1,000            
1907      6,500     1,200            
1908            1,600            
1909                         
1910            1,000     2,000      
1911                         
1912                         
1913                         
1914            1,000     3,000      
1915                         
1916      270                  
1917                         
1918                         
1919            2,000            
1920                         
1921                         
1922                         
1923                         
1924      2,000     1,100        2,000   
1925                         
1926                         
1927                         
1928                         
1929                         
1930                         
1931                         
1932            1,000            
1933                         
1934                         
1935                         
1936                         
1937                         
1938                         
1939                         
1940                         
1941                         
1942                         
1943                         
1944                         
1945            15,000            
1946                         
1947                         
1948            4,000            
1949                         
195060,000  175,000              2,000      
1951                         
1952            4,000     3,000      
1953            5,000            
1954            8,000            
1955            10,000            
1956            15,000            
1957            12,500            
1958                         
195990,000  175,000  20,000  45,000  11,000  3,500         
1960            12,000            
1961            13,000            
1962            11,500     6,000      
1963   60,000        19,040            
1964   60,000        20,177            
1965   60,000        14,231            
1966            12,428            
1967            10,037            
1968            10,000  1,000         
1969            8,500            
1970   57,000        11,000            
1971            10,000     4,000      
1972      19,000     10,500     4,000      
1973      20,000     10,500  1,000  4,500  5,000   
1974   100,000  20,000  250,000  11,000  1,000  4,500  4,500   
1975138,130     20,000  250,000  12,000  1,000  4,500  4,500   
1976      20,000  250,000  18,000  1,200  4,500  4,500   
1977      20,000  250,000  18,000  1,200  5,000  4,500   
1978            10,919        2,500   
1979            15,330            
1980118,000  73,000  15,000  118,000  18,637  1,750  5,400  4,000   
1981         120,000  20,707            
1982   100,000     120,000  21,202            
1983   73,000  18,000  120,000     1,750  6,000      
1984130,000  94,000  20,000  118,000  32,071            
1985118,000  85,000  19,000  120,000  24,174        2,500   
198682,050  64,000  18,000  118,000  25,098  1,750     1,900   
1987                         
1988      17,000  100,000  28,624  2,000  6,500      
1989                         
1990146,000  94,000  17,000  90,000  20,000  1,700  5,200  3,500   
1991                         
1992                         
1993               1,594         
1994               1,589         
1995               1,854         
1996               1,944         
1997               1,615         
1998               1,986         
1999               1,917         
2000                         
2001233,358  148,973  28,714  130,804     1,885  6,302      
2002230,661  145,829  28,740  134,773     2,124  6,427      
2003228,393  134,852  22,893  119,093        5,775      
2004198,560  156,365  31,286  106,373     2,034  6,135      
2005216,983  161,170  31,286  105,332     1,949  6,636      
2006                  6,520      
2007270,206  185,139  35,682  145,406  21,105  1,621  6,470      
2008291,274  188,863  35,176  130,952  21,971  1,499  6,971      
2009268,866  186,719  36,576  123,591  22,976  1,705  6,183      
2010265,067  178,620  35,379  125,099  19,586  1,605  6,113      
2011236,100  134,149  36,088  121,934     1,181  6,466      
2012232,035  137,902  37,015  123,131     1,107  6,501      
2013181,684  134,875  33,810  90,203        6,482      
2014227,642  141,127  39,653  118,334               
2015189,822  124,442  34,708  87,128               
 

References and Related Online Materials

White-tailed Deer:Hoofed Mammals of Alberta, by J. Brad Stelfox, Table 5.1 Provincial Population Estimates, 1902-1990.
Mule Deer:Hoofed Mammals of Alberta, by J. Brad Stelfox, Table 5.1 Provincial Population Estimates, 1902-1990.
Elk:Hoofed Mammals of Alberta, by J. Brad Stelfox, Table 5.1 Provincial Population Estimates, 1902-1990.
* Where a range of data was provided, the midpoint was used.
Moose:Hoofed Mammals of Alberta, by J. Brad Stelfox, Table 5.1 Provincial Population Estimates, 1902-1990.
Pronghorn:Hoofed Mammals of Alberta, by J. Brad Stelfox, Table 5.1 Provincial Population Estimates, 1902-1990.
Mountain Goat:

1993-2012. Calculated from http://www.ab-conservation.com/go/default/assets/File/Programs/Wildlife/AUS/Big%20Game%20Survey%202012-2013%20Draft.pdf 

Hoofed Mammals of Alberta, by J. Brad Stelfox, Table 5.1 Provincial Population Estimates, 1902-1990.
* Where a range of data was provided, the midpoint was used.

Bighorn Sheep:Hoofed Mammals of Alberta, by J. Brad Stelfox, Table 5.1 Provincial Population Estimates, 1902-1990.
Caribou:Hoofed Mammals of Alberta, by J. Brad Stelfox, Table 5.1 Provincial Population Estimates, 1902-1990.
* Where a range of data was provided, the midpoint was used.