image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0
image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0

Zoological Society of London: a moose deer or elk.

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Coloured etching.
The Zoological Society of London, a professional scientific body with charitable status, and the oldest zoological society in the world, was first established in 1826. It was through the Zoological Garden's in Regent's Park that the society became best known in Britain and throughout the world, and took the word "zoo" into the international vocabulary. The opening on Whipsnade in 1931 marked the beginning of a new era in the breeding of rare species in captivity

Inscription: The moose deer or elk. In the zoological gardens.
Additional makers: publication/creation- Thomas Kelly.

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Canada

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Native to Canada, Alaska, New England (with Maine having the most of the lower 48 states), Fennoscandia, the Baltic states, and Russia