Elk | Cervus canadensis (0 images)
The elk, or wapiti, Cervus canadensis, belongs to the deer family, Cervidae, and is one of the largest deer species and land mammal in the world. Adult male elks, bucks, have large antlers, and the velvet skins of antlers are shed every year. Elks are native to North America and eastern Asia, and later introduced to many other countries and continents around the world. Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Artiodactyla >...