Even mammals have some sort of…Olympic sports.
No kidding. When male elks fight for dominance, they use their large antlers in a sort of wrestling fight. You can call it Elk-Do. The prize for the winner is no medal, no money but female attraction. That’s the reason why the winning elk is loud bugling vocals during and after the fight.
Elks range in forest-edge habitats feeding on grasses, plants, and leaves. They are endangered by diseases, habitat loss, and especially by hunting.
Can you believe it? Some people still find it worthy enough to hunt those noble and innocent elks…
Let us protest: poaching is not a sport. It is killing!
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Terrestrial / Aquatic
Altricial / Precocial
Polygamous / Monogamous
Dimorphic (size) / Monomorphic
Active: Diurnal / Nocturnal
Social behavior: Solitary / Pack / Herd
Diet: Carnivore / Herbivore / Omnivore / Piscivorous / Insectivore
Migratory: Yes / No
Domesticated: Yes / No
Dangerous: Yes / No