Elk

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Animals
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Elk

The elk is the second largest in the deer family. It is a herbivore and eats grasses, small plants, and the new growth on shrubs and trees

Elk (Cervus Canadensis)

HabitatElk live in the Rocky Mountains in North America

Moose

TaxonomyKingdom: AnimaliaPhylum: ChordataClass: MammaliaOrder: ArtiodactylaFamily: CervidaeGenus: CervusSpecies: Cervus elaphus

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Human InteractionNo contact with humans except for hunting

Humans, wolves, bears, and coyotes eat ElkThey eat grasses, small plants, and the new growth on shrubs and trees

AdaptationsA winter coat to survive through the winter and antlers for mating, eyes for looking for plants and prey. Ears to hear when something is coming and teeth to eat their food once they find it.

Behaviorsparenting when they give birth and until the baby grows up, migration to a flat, grassland winter habitat, and communication with the other elk in the pack.

Characteristicsherbivores, eating, they average about 830 pounds, second biggest in the deer family, shovel shaped antlers


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