Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/09/30

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Subject: [Leica] Re. Friday Elk
From: neal at (Neal Friedenthal)
Date: Fri Sep 30 08:46:49 2005

>Yeah, I don't really know what an elk is. Etymologically "elg/lg" and
>"elk" are probably the same word, but that doesn't mean the animal is
>the same :-)

The animal that Europeans call an Elk we in America call a Moose, that which 
we call an Elk is a close relative to the European Red Deer/Stag. The 
American Elk would more correctly be called by its 
American Indian name the Wapiti.  BTW the American pronghorne antelope is 
not really an antelope either.

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