Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school


Cervus elaphus


Larger than a mule deer but smaller than a moose. Brown with large cream colored rump patch, tail without black tip. Size- Standing up to 5 ft at shoulder Length 6.5-8.5' Weight 400-1,100 lb Antlers from the male weight 40lbs Males shed antlers every spring


Lush Alpine meadows

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

lovely spotting

Spotted by

Colorado, USA

Spotted on Nov 21, 2012
Submitted on Nov 22, 2012

Related Spottings

Elk Cervus elaphus Rusa Deer Veado

Nearby Spottings

Colorado Blue Columbine Spotting Hoary Comma Arctic Blue
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors