Man, you all are making me hungry again.
Elk is an excellent meat. Like all wild game, the taste depends on how it was taken care of at the time of harvest. Someone mentioned raccoon. My grandmother used to fix coon with our Christmas supper every year. There are some nasty glands someplace you need to get out before cooking it. But let me tell you, it was the first thing cleaned off the table every year.
Ain't ever had possum, reminds me to much of a rat. And I hate rats