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Elk Facts & Trivia for kids
- Elk are one of the largest species of deer.
- Male Elk have large antlers that they shed each year.
- Elk have feet like cows.
- Often male Elk will challenge one another during fall.
- During breeding season, male Elk make loud calls to attract a mate.
- Elks mark their territory by stripping bark from nearby trees.
- The name Elk and Wapiti refer to the same animal species.
- Elk eat grasses, sedges and flowering, non-woody plants.
- Elk live about 8 to 12 years.
- Male Elk weigh about 700 pounds, females weigh about 500.
- Male Elk are called bulls and females are called cows.
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