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The Irish Elk: What is This Beast, and When and Where Did It Live?
We set out to explore the saga of the Irish elk, an animal that last lived more than 11,000 years ago and counting. The extinct Irish elk, or Megaloceros giganteus, is a bit of a misnomer, since this creature was actually the largest animal that ever existed in the deer family (sorry, moose fans). In […]