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Definition of the noun alces alces
What does alces alces mean as a name of something?
- large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called `elk' in Europe and `moose' in North America
Phrases with Alces alces
Phrases starting with Alces alces:
- Alces alces alces
- Alces alces gigas
- Alces alces shirasi
- Alces alces americana
- Alces alces andersoni
- Alces alces cameloides
- Alces alces caucasicus
- Alces alces pfizenmayeri
Phrase ending with Alces alces:
Other phrases containing Alces alces:
- subspecies Alces alces gigas
- subspecies Alces alces shirasi
- Subspecies Alces Alces Americana
- Subspecies Alces Alces Andersoni
- Subspecies Alces Alces Cameloides
- Subspecies Alces Alces Caucasicus
- Subspecies Alces Alces Pfizenmayeri
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A Comprehensive Guide to the Trackable Animals of the United States and Canada by Len McDougall
New World Moose (Alces alces) The largest member of the deer family, the American moose is actually the same animal as the elk found in Finland, Sweden , and across northern Russia. It was apparently misnamed because the first explorers ...
by Brent Douglas Galloway
Alces alces andersoni) Alces alces andersoni) alder (Alces alces andersoni):: shxwiyaxkel. alder tree, red alder: xeyth'e1hp < xeyth'. a yellowish glow at night given off by old birch and alder:: small mountain a1der:: wasewey. qwéth'. Alectoria ...
Full Explanations of More Than 600 Terms and Phrases Used by Deer Hunters Past and Present by Leonard Lee Rue
Alaskan- Yukon moose (Alces alces gigas) creased. The number one Boone & Crockett head scored 465% points and ...
Men and Women in the World's Cultures Topics and Cultures A-K - Volume 1; Cultures L-Z - by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember
economy while also learning to exploit moose (Alces alces), woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou), and other resources more common in the full boreal forest. The southern Chipewyan also developed complex interethnic relations, ...
Encyclopedia of Ukraine (2016)
Volume IV: Ph-Sr by Danylo Husar Struk
Among the forests of Polisia the richest fauna is found in the mixed forests, which contain the lynx, wolf, forest marten, chamois, fox, squirrel, weasel, ermine, wild boar, and bear and are visited by the elk (Alces alces, now very rare) from the ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
(moose, Alces alces) See CERVIDAE. elmbark beetle (Scolytus scolytus) See SCOLYTIDAE. Elmidae (subclass *Pterygota, order *Coleoptera) Family of small beetles, 2–5 mm long, which have punctured *elytra and raised lines on the ...
Encyclopedia of Geography (2010)
by Barney Warf
moose (Alces alces) , and elk (Cervus elaphus), as well as smaller herbivorous boreal species such as ...
+ Alces alces ...
by R. W. Ashford
and Moose (Alces alces), native Bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) and certain introduced exotics, such as Sika deer (Cervus nippon), Barbary sheep ...
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- Alces alces
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- Moose (Alces alces)
As the largest member in the world of the deer clan, moose are incredibly adapted to their world. They browse (not grazing) primarily for forage, have long legs for getting through the snow and can run at a pretty good speed. This two-year old male (notice the tiny antler buttons) is now on his own...
Photo credit: Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith
- Moose (Alces alces), Grand Teton National Park
Immature male moose crossing shallow pond.
Photo credit: rarvesen
- Stilleben (Alces alces)
Photo credit: Ole Husby
- Moose (Alces alces)
Location: Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.
Photo credit: Ryan Hodnett
- Alces alces, this is Vulpes vulpes.
Photo credit: Metaphox
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