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Urist likes elk for their grace.

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Elk - Elk man - Giant elk

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 100

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Not hunting/war trainable 

Birth: 30,000 cm3
Mid: 150,000 cm3
Max: 300,000 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 10-20
Butchering returns

(Value multiplier ×2)

Food items

Meat 10-12
Fat 9
Brain 1
Heart 1
Lungs 2
Intestines 1
Liver 1
Kidneys 2
Tripe 1
Sweetbread 1
Spleen 1

Raw materials

Bones 13-15
Skull 1
Hooves 4
Horns 2 (males only)
Skin Raw hide

Wikipedia article

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Note that some content may still need to be updated.

A large hooved animal found roaming wild in temperate forests. The males have long antlers.

Elk are animals who inhabit temperate grasslands and tundras, appearing in groups of 3-7 individuals. Five times heavier than a dwarf, they're benign meanderers who do little but wander around aimlessly, being relatively harmless and easy for hunters to take down. They possess some sexual dimorphism, with the males having a pair of antlers, though it doesn't give them the ability to gore enemies. They possess thick fur which provides them with increased insulation compared to most other animals, and their young are called fawns.

Elk can be captured in cage traps and trained into exotic pets. Given their large size, they provide a good amount of returns when butchered, making them valid targets for a meat industry. Products made from elk parts are worth twice more than those made from other, more common animals.

Some dwarves like elk for their grace.

Admired for its grace.