wapiti

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wapiti

large deer from North America. Called also American elk, Cervus canadensis.
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The dream became reality last December when the state Wildlife Resources Agency released 50 Canadian elk at a reclaimed strip mine in a Campbell County wildlife management area.
Stags' antlers grow up to a centimetre per day, and the Canadian elk can grow an inch a day.
The deer's relative, the Canadian elk, can grow antlers at more than an inch a day.

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