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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla Family: Cervidae Genus: Cervus
Species: Cervus elaphus
The Elk is primarily nocturnal, but is especially active at dusk and dawn. Unlike the much smaller White-tailed Deer, which is often heard crashing through the brush, the Elk moves through the forest rapidly and almost silently... More »

Red deer - Wikipedia


The red deer (Cervus elaphus) is one of the largest deer species. The red deer inhabits most of .... In Argentina and Chile, the red deer has had a potentially adverse impact on native animal specie...

Red deer videos, photos and facts - Cervus elaphus | ARKive


Red deer (Cervus elaphus) are the largest native land animal to occur in the UK. Stags (males) are larger in size than hinds (females), and have magnificent ...

red deer | mammal | Britannica.com


Jun 19, 2015 ... A large animal, the red deer stands about 1.2 metres (4 feet) tall at the shoulder. Its coat is reddish brown, darkening to grayish brown in winter, ...

Red Deer (England) - Forestry Commission


The red deer is Britain's largest land mammal. They are most numerous in Scotland, but isolated populations occur from the Lake District to Cornwall, with a few ...

Red Deer: The Animal Files


Main Characteristics Red Deer are one of the largest species of deer. They have a body length between 1.5 and 2 m (5 - 6.5 ft), a tail length of approximately 12 ...

Red deer | Queensland Government


Oct 12, 2016 ... Red deer (Cervus elaphus) is an invasive animal in Queensland. Red deer is a restricted animal under Queensland legislation.

ADW: Cervus elaphus: INFORMATION - Animal Diversity Web


Elk, or red deer, were once found throughout much of the Northern Hemisphere, from Europe through northern Africa, Asia, and North America. Extensive ...

Red deer - British Deer Society


Appearance. The red deer is the largest land-mammal in the UK with a males ( stags) standing 107-137cm at the shoulder and weighing 90-190kg. Adult females ...

Deer: Animal Pests - Department of Conservation


Red Deer. Deer live in a range of habitats and initiate damaging changes in plant communities by foraging selectively. However, deer are also keenly hunted for ...