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Bullyland Megaloceros Giganteus

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The deer of the genus Megaloceros - (from Greek: megalos + keras, literally "Great Horn") - were found throughout Eurasia from the late Pliocene to the Late Pleistocene, and were important herbivores during the Ice Ages. The largest species, Megaloceros Giganteus, vernacularly known as the "Irish Elk" or "Giant elk", is also the best known. Most members of the genus were extremely large animals that favored meadows or open woodlands, with most species averaging slightly below 2 meters at the withers. Earliest known species come from the Early Pleistocene of Europe.