Do moose and elk lose their antlers the way deer do?
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Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, Deer, Elk, Moose
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Moose and Elk are members of the cervidae family which also include whitetail deer, reindeer and mule deer. Male deer, elk and moose, and virtually all deer species (the chinese water deer and female reindeer are the exceptions) grow and shed new antlers each year. In this they differ from permanently horned animals such as the pronghorn, which are in the same order as deer and may bear a superficial resemblance. 

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