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Norwegian red deer

Norwegian red deer
Cervus elaphus LC0367.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Subfamily: Cervinae
Genus: Cervus
C. e. atlanticus
Trinomial name
Cervus elaphus atlanticus
Lönnberg, 1906

The Norwegian red deer (Cervus elaphus atlanticus) is a small subspecies [1] of red deer native to Norway. Today it is farmed on a commercial basis since the 1980s.[2]


  1. ^ "Cervus elaphus atlanticus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ Rosef, O.; Fimreite, N.; Egeland, B. (2001). "Copper deficiency in Norwegian farmed red deer". Nor. Vet. Tidsskr. 113: 771–774.

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