American elk

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Synonyms for American elk

large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the male

common deer of temperate Europe and Asia

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The common American elk is a subspecies of the common typical European deer.
First record of a native American elk (Cervus elaphus) from Texas.
2005: Landscape-level movements of North American elk (Cervus elaphus): effects of habitat patch structure and topography.--Landscape Ecology 20: 289-300.
"Records of North American Elk" is a complete and comprehensive guide to the North American Elk, going over the elk's presence in the United States and Canada, and the presence of the Elk in each state and province.
Glen Zebarth of the North American Elk Breeders' Association for cervids; Linda Campbell of the American Dairy Goat Association for goats; Amy Mann of the American Horse Council for horses; Dr.
Reported sightings of American elk in the 1800's (Bailey, 1905) indicate that this species inhabited certain regions of Texas, although there are no modern voucher specimens (Stangl et al., 1994) or fossil records (Dalquest and Schultz, 1992) to substantiate these claims.
Note that this does not reflect species, since there are Typical and Non-Typical categories for all deer and American elk. The long tradition of three-year Awards Periods predates the current system.
Instead, these figures likely speak to the growing popularity of elk hunting, the expansion of American elk, and the overall recovery of pronghorn from the winterkill of past lean years.
Over-the-counter tags for American elk are becoming increasingly rare, leaving Colorado and Oregon (over-the-counter in select units) and Idaho (first-come-first-serve) as the only options for guaranteed tags, though high-odds draw tags are not uncommon across the West.
For all of us, the American elk offers one of North America's most classic and classiest hunting experiences: a chance to be in the high country in early fall and hear the lilting three-note bugle of a rutting bull.
Our North American elk were once thought to be a subspecies of the red deer, but recent DNA evidence indicates they are two distinct species.
Pages 515-529 in North American elk: ecology and management (D.
Which one of these popular Rocky Mountain or American elk states does not offer over-the-counter or guaranteed non-resident tags or licenses?
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