Alashan wapiti

Alashan wapiti

SUBSPECIES OF
Elk

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SPECIES
Cervus canadensis alashanicus

The Alashan wapiti is a subspecies of Cervus canadensis, found in Northern China and Mongolia. It is the smallest subspecies of elk, has the lightest color, and is the least studied, other than the extinct Merriam's elk.

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References

1. Alashan wapiti Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alashan_wapiti
2. Alashan wapiti on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/55997823/142396828

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