Cervids & bovids

Hooved mammals is divided into Moose, Mountain goat and Sitka black-tailed deer. Explore those sub-categories or find general information below. You can also view the entire JuneauNature hierarchy at this site map: SITEMAP HERE.

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