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NORTH AMERICAN ELK
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Cervus elaphus canadensis
HOUSE NAME: "Navajo" and "Sioux"
HABITAT: Prairies and woodland edges of Western North America.
CONSERVATION STATUS: Least Concern
FUN FACT: Once a plains inhabitant, their original range was greatly reduced by the constant pressure of advancing settlers. They retreated to wooded and mountain areas.
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