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meaning: "Stag moose"
Named By: Scott in 1885
Time Period: Pliocene-Pleistocene
Location: Across Eurasia and North America
Size: Around 2 to 2.5 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Artiodactyla | Cervidae |

Cervalces is an extinct deer genus that lived during the Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs. Cervalces gallicus, the ancestral species, lived in Europe from the Pliocene to the Pleistocene strata. Cervalces scotti, the stag-moose, lived in Pleistocene North America. Cervalces latifrons, the broad-fronted moose, and Cervalces carnutorum were found in Pleistocene Europe and Asia.

Read more about Cervalces at Wikipedia
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