Science Photo of the Day #976

Science photo 976

Why are these animals sometimes confusing to tourists visiting from other countries?



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Singinggirl wrote on Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:14:

Because they look like a cross between a deer and a llama?? :D

ScienceMama wrote on Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:48:

It's because they look so much like the smaller red deer of Europe. These are elk.

lind777 wrote on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:11:

Because tourists don't know what these animals are?

cassie wrote on Mon, 03/31/2014 - 22:18:

Are these mule deer in winter?

Jean wrote on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 17:16:

What are these animals? are they a kind of donkey or mule or lama

Jean wrote on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:32:

What are these animals they look like deer but they are not so what are these things and were did you take this pictures it looks like in a different state?

Jean wrote on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:26:

Hi there

Jean wrote on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:12:

what are theses animals they look like deer or a moose?

hudson wrote on Tue, 04/01/2014 - 21:23:

That's what I thought

Tater101 wrote on Sun, 07/06/2014 - 20:48:

i believe they are elk. we live in the ozark mountains of arkansas so we went to go see them one day.