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“This animal is the largest of the deer kind, being taller than thehorse. Its horns weigh fifty or sixty pounds, and the whole carcass seven hundred to twelve hundred pounds. The head, measuring above two feet in length, is narrow and clumsily shaped by the swelling upon the upper part of the nose and nostrils; the eye is proportinallly small and sunk; the ears long, hairy, and asinie; the neck and withers are surmouned by a heavy mane, and the throat furnished with long course hair.” — S. G. Goodrich, 1885


deer, Elk


Mammals: M-N


S. G. Goodrich, The Animal Kingdom Illustrated (New York: A. J. Johnson & Co., 1885) 560


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