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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Moose Alces alces are particularly susceptible to heat stress during summer because the upper critical temperature (UCT) for moose is exceptionally low (14 to 20[degrees]C during summer, Renecker and Hudson 1986a, McCann et al.
Key words: Alces alces, climate, body condition, Elaphostrongylus alces, intermediate host, gastropods, moose, prepatent period, protostrongylidae, Sweden
Furthermore the HI of Giraffokeryx punjabiensis is similar to the average for four regular browsers (BB); Odocoileus virginianus Hylochoerus minertzhageni Mazama mazama americana Choeropsis liberiensis and three high-level browsers (HB); Alces alces (Erxleben 1777) Litocranius walleri and Okapia johnstoni.
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.
25/10 25/12 30/8 Equus caballus 15/6 13/6 55/9 Canis familiaris 2/2 1/1 Felis domesticus (1) Alces alces 14/4 Bos taurus?
Synopsis Antlered antics after a flying and talking Alces alces, a member of the Cervidae family of the order of artiodactyla (even-toed ungulates), that's a moose to you, crashes through young Bertil's roof.
Technically, they are actually a different subspecies from the moose of western Canada, Alces alces andersoni.
Ecological correlates of regional variation in life history of the moose Alces alces.
Brainworm, Parelaphostrongylus tenuis in moose, Alces alces, and white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, of Nova Scotia.
For example, a management strategy that focuses on elevated yield for an interior Alaska moose Alces alces population has resulted in the population nearing nutritional limitation due to over-browsing and reduced habitat quality (Boertje et al.
Key words: Alces alces, arctic, Brooks Range, maternal status, moose, synoptic modeling, winter severity