- Elk have an average lifespan of 8 to 12 years in the wild.
- An elk group is called a gang.
- Elk males are called bulls.
- Elk females are called cows.
- Elk babies are called calves.
- Elk females do not grow antlers.
- Elk antlers are shed every spring.
- Elk are smaller than moose.
- Elks are strong swimmers.