American elk


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Noun1.American elk - large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the maleAmerican elk - large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the male
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
Cervus, genus Cervus - the type genus of the Cervidae
2.American elk - common deer of temperate Europe and AsiaAmerican elk - common deer of temperate Europe and Asia
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
Cervus, genus Cervus - the type genus of the Cervidae
stag, hart - a male deer, especially an adult male red deer
hind - a female deer, especially an adult female red deer
brocket - male red deer in its second year
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I have taken nearly all of the African plains game and American elk with it, most at over 200 yards and most one-shot kills.
Note that this does not reflect species, since there are Typical and Non-Typical categories for all deer and American elk.
TRAVIS LOWE'S FAMILY HAS BEEN a member of the North American Elk Breeders Association since 1991.
Mule deer, mountain goat and a huge cougar were just some of the critters that fell to his arrows, and in 1975 he took the Pope and Young Club's first-place American elk, a 380%-inch monster.
In the case of the North American Elk, or wapiti, more and more people in areas outside of the traditional Rocky Mountain Elk range are getting the chance to not only hear the mating calls of the dominant bulls, but to also take part in viewing or, in some cases, hunting elk in their home states.
The Takhini Valley core range produced much less late summer herbaceous biomass (kg/ha) than other areas used by North American elk during winter.
For example, with heavy harvest of trophy-class, older male North American elk Cervus elaphus, concerns arose regarding the consequences of remaining yearling males doing most of the mating.
The Tule elk is the smallest of the three North American elk species and can only be hunted in California.
The new edition continues that trend with more than 5,000 new entries, including new world records for grizzly bear, non-typical American elk, tule elk, mountain caribou and musk ox (entered between 2004 and 2009).
An American Elk Retrospective celebrates the history of elk hunting in America and comes from a club that has kept hunting records from the late 1880s through the 1970s.
An American Elk Retrospective: Vintage Photos and Memorabilia from the Boone and Crockett Club Archives" discusses big game hunting in the past century, looking at the developments in the sport and the most awe inspiring trophies that have been attained.
Conservations credit the visionary Pittman-Robertson Act (along with the hard work of dedicated wildlife managers) as instrumental in the recovery of not only wild turkeys but also once struggling populations of white-tailed deer, pronghorn antelope, wood duck, beaver, black bear, Canada goose, American elk, desert bighorn sheep, bobcat, mountain lion, and several species of predatory birds.

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