From Academic Kids
The word "Elk" has several possible meanings:
- In Europe, Elk is the animal known in North America as the Moose (Alces alces).
- In North America, Elk refers to the Wapiti (Cervus elaphus), known as the Red deer in Europe.
- Elk is an old British and Irish name for the Whooper Swan, from the Old Norse word for the wild swan.
- Ełk is a town in Poland
- Elk can refer to a member of the Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks, a fraternal organization.