Animal of the day – 11/07/2014 – The Elk

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The animal of the day is the Elk. (Did you know: These 2nd largest of the deer family used to roam all over America, but, well, you know…humans like to hunt. Now they can mostly be found on the Western half of the United States, though there are some large populations in Michigan (Go Blue)!

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Something weird about Elk as opposed to other deer are that scientists believe the elk’s ivories (large canine teeth) are rudimentary tusks!

Also, they are delicious.

Also, they are delicious.

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