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An elk

Elks are a type of deer. They are slightly smaller than a horse. The elk is a mammalian animal. They have a bag under the neck that is called "bell". It weighs around 500 kg. They eat birch and willow leaves. It has big horns.

Scientific denomination and classification[edit | edit source]

The scientific name of the elk is alces

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

The elk is a herbivourous animal.

Habitat[edit | edit source]

It lives in the northernmost areas of Eurasia and North American.

Evolution[edit | edit source]

Elks are mammals

Its presence in the fables and stories[edit | edit source]

The elk is almost never present in stories.

Its presence in art (images)[edit | edit source]

Cervus alces - 1700-1880 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZ21500112.tif

External links[edit | edit source]

Elks on Italian Wikipedia]

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