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Miscellaneous fossil Old World deergroup is extinct

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Containing group: Old World deer


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Scientific Name Megaloceros giganteus
Location Ireland
Reference Lankester, E. R. 1905. Extinct Animals. Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., London
Specimen Condition Fossil
Sex Male
Body Part skeleton
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