red deer

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Related to Cervus elaphus: Cervus elaphus canadensis, American elk, elk, wapiti

red deer

the principal hunting deer; golden red-brown, large, 5 ft tall, and up to 650 lb; males have very large antlers. Called also Cervus elaphus.
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The few animal bones found in the site bearing cut-marks made by humans, come from species which lived around the cave, Cervus elaphus, Sus scrofa, Capra ibex (Terzea 1987).
Elk, Cervus elaphus, habitat use related to prescribed fire, Tuchodi River, British Columbia.
Seasonal intake determination in reproductive wapiti hinds Cervus elaphus canadensis) using n-alkane markers.
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