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Roosevelt Elk (Cervus elaphus roosevelti)

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Roosevelt Elk Tracks

Elk hoof is larger and rounder than deer, and smaller than moose with a narrow gap within the inner hooves.

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Roosevelt Elk Scat

In winter, scat is dry and hard, forming elongated pellets. In summer, pellets begin to lose shape and form clumps of soft deformed pellets.

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