Alces alces

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Noun1.Alces alces - large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the maleAlces alces - large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called `elk' in Europe and `moose' in North America
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
Alces, genus Alces - elk or moose
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Growth and development of winter tick, Dermacentor albipictus, on moose, Alces alces.
AS: Well, thematically, this poem pivots on a juxtaposition between two chance encounters with Alces alces, our biggest quadruped.
This date is consistent with the known age range of this species and predates the migration of the modern moose Alces alces into northeastern North America from western North America and Eurasia.
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Metacestodes of moose, Alces alces, of the Chapleau Crown Preserve, Ontario.
Hunter observations as an index of moose Alces alces population parameters.
The winter tick, Dermacentor albipictus (Packard, 1869) on moose Alces alces (L.
Effect of Dermacentor albipictus (Acari: Ixodidae) on blood composition, weight gain, and hair coat of moose, Alces alces.
Moose Alces alces habitat use at multiple temporal scales in a human-altered landscape.
Key words: Alces alces, body mass, morphometries, sex, age, growth rates, North Dakota.