What is the difference between a male deer and a male elk?
Deer are smaller in body and antler size than elk are, and lack the darker, heavier coat around the neck and the patch of white at the rump. Male elk are called bulls and male deer are called bucks. Bull elk will have larger, heavier and a wider spread/rack of antlers than a buck will, regardless if it's one of the biggest white-tail bucks or mule-deer bucks a hunter's ever seen. ...
Asked in Synonyms and Antonyms
What is another word for male deer?
It depends on the species and where the species is found. For example, in Europe, a male deer is called a stag. In North America, a male moose, elk or caribou is called a bull. However, a male white-tailed deer or mule deer is called a buck. ...
Asked in Elk (Wapiti)
What does it mean when you see a male elk by itself?
It means very little. A male elk might have its own group of female elk that it watches over, but if not, they run around alone, waiting for mating season. ...
Asked in Plural Nouns, Possessive Nouns
What is the plural possessive form of elk?
The plural forms of the singular noun elk are elk or elks, both are accepted. The plural possessive forms are elk's or elks'. Examples: Two large male elk's antlers clashed loudly. Two large male elks' antlers clashed loudly. ...