Cervus elaphus canadensis

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Synonyms for Cervus elaphus canadensis

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

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Antlers were harvested from 24 elk (Cervus elaphus canadensis) stags, 4-5 years old, and one of the antler pair from each stag was used as a sample for analysis.
The Eastern Elk, or Cervus elaphus canadensis, which grazed the park's fields in the early 1900s, was hunted to extinction.