Megaloceros giganteus

Era: Cenozoic

Period: Quaternary

Epoch: Pleistocene

Origin: North Sea (Netherlands)

Description: Piece not restored, but varnished to avoid fragmentation. The Irish elk, giant deer or megalocero (Megaloceros giganteus) is the largest deer in history. Similar to a large fallow deer, its antlers measured up to 3.5 m from tip to tip. Although it lived throughout Europe and