What Is a Large Deer Called?


Deer are mammals which form the Cervidae family. There are 45 species of deer. The largest species of deer is the moose. It stands 5-7 feet tall. Other large deer species include the elk, sambar deer, sika deer, siberian roe deer, chital, hog deer and red deer. The red deer is the only deer native to Africa.
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The moose or European elk is the largest extant species in the deer family. Moose typically inhabit boreal and mixed deciduous forests of the Northern Hemisphere in temperate to subarctic climates.
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