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Elk

(Science: zoology) a large deer, of several species. The European elk (Alces machlis or Cervus alces) is closely allied to the American moose. The American elk, or wapiti (Cervus Canadensis), is closely related to the European stag.


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Re: Evolutionary mechanisms

... to act on. A good example of what you are asking about happened in Yellowstone National Park. When wolves were removed (early 1900s), moose, elk and deer were able to be lazy and lounge in the shade of aspen groves where they ate all of the young aspens. This resulted in very few (none, in ...

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by thoffnagle
Mon Jul 01, 2013 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary mechanisms
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wildlife

What is a good wildlife job that has a decent wage? I'm looking for a job that deals with big game animals (deer, elk, etc.). Not a wildlife biologist or anything like that. I heard of a job where people hunt to help control the population in a certain area. Does anyone know more ...

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by khumpa
Sat Aug 28, 2010 6:29 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: wildlife
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Anthropogenic global warming?

Well you said that it's expensive to hunt elk, therefore you would pay more, however this does not really apply to kangaroos which are plentiful and do not need ranches to raise. And even if you did raise them in a ranch, I already said that they ...

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by mith
Wed Nov 21, 2007 3:19 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Anthropogenic global warming?
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Anthropogenic global warming?

Why do you assume kangaroos would be expensive to raise? There is an overpopulation in Australia. Plus elk are probably as bad as cattle in terms of methane production. Kangaroos on the other hand don't produce methane because they have a different set of intestinal fauna.

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by mith
Tue Nov 20, 2007 10:40 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Anthropogenic global warming?
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Anthropogenic global warming?

Or big game such as elk and deer? I live in a very small place and hunting is popular, and just the other day I was talking with a friend of mine and they were saying how it would be amazing to raise and kill and sell elk instead of ...

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by Jones
Tue Nov 20, 2007 10:25 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Anthropogenic global warming?
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