Cervus elaphus canadensis


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Noun1.Cervus elaphus canadensis - large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the maleCervus elaphus canadensis - 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
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Therefore, the aim of the present study was to provide basic information to allow the improved assessment of velvet antler quality and standardization of farmed velvet antler by investigating the change in chemical composition depending on antler development stage in elk (Cervus elaphus canadensis).
* Eastern elk (Cervus elaphus canadensis) were probably the first encountered by Europeans.