The Elk

The elk, also known as the American moose, is a graceful cervid with branched antlers, inhabiting the prairies and mountains of North America, symbolizing the wild beauty of the natural landscapes where it dwells.

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Keyfacts about the elk

2,3 m

Average Size

300 kg

Average Weight

262 days

Gestation Period


Identity Card

  • Name: Elk
  • Latin name: Cervus canadensis
  • Origin: North America, Northeast Asia
  • IUCN status: Least Concern
  • CITES: Appendix I

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