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Synonyms for elk

large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male

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

common deer of temperate Europe and Asia

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Despite free-ranging elk Cervus canadensis populations in seven eastern US states (Tennessee, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Carolina and Arkansas), limited published information exists regarding elk calf survival in eastern populations (Cogan 1999, Bender et al.
Zwei bisher unbekannten Nematoden (Setarien) von Rangifer tarandus und von Cervus canadensis asiaticus.
Cervus canadensis roosevelti, the largest of the existing elk subspecies, inhabits the coastal mountains west of the I-5 freeway and the Cascade divide from northern California into British Columbia and even into parts of Alaska A mature bull may exceed 1,000 pounds in weight--although animals that large are rare in the Lower 48, and the average is much less.
2007 and Roosevelt elk Cervus canadensis roosevelti; Leslie & Starkey 1985,1987).