Juneau Nature

Natural & cultural history of Juneau & Southeast Alaska

Juneau Nature - Natural & cultural history of Juneau & Southeast Alaska

Hooved

Cervids & bovids

Our 3 most widespread Southeast ungulates.

Our 3 most widespread Southeast ungulates.

We have 2 native antlered species (family Cervidae) in Southeast Alaska: Sitka black-tailed deer and moose. Elk were introduced in 1987 and are spreading rapidly through central and southern Southeast. Our only native horned species (family Bovidae) is mountain goat.

Southeast Alaskan cervids. Mature females. Scale in feet.

Southeast Alaskan cervids. Mature females, from top to bottom: moose, elk and deer. Scale in feet.

Sitka black-tailed deer

Moose

Mountain goat