Giant Elk
Megaloceros giganteus
Jaw Bone and Teeth
Recovered from the River Mas, Holland.
 
This sample is 7.5 inches long and about 1 5/8 inches wide above the teeth.
Each tooth is 7/8 inches long 1/2 inch deep and 5/8 inch thick.
This sample was examined by the following naturalists and biologists to determine the age of the animal at the time of death:
(Data is based on the condition of the teeth as related to modern deer and elk species)

 Mike Dieter   5 1/2 years old
Larry Shelley  7 1/2 years old
Ed Pfoutz   6 1/2 years old
Joe Herman  7 1/2 years old

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