_...A list of witnesses debated that point before the House Fish and Wildlife Committee as it considered the "Pete the Moose Bill," named for a semi-tame moose that lives behind the fence. Pete's fate has become a cause celebre among animal activists. But Pete was pushed to the sidelines in Tuesday's testimony, as the committee considered broader issues and was treated to two starkly different pictures of Big Rack Ridge.
_That's the property where Doug Nelson keeps a herd of imported elk, as well as the native animals including Pete. He sells hunters the privilege to shoot the elk for as much as $12,500 an animal.