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|Subspecies:||A. a. caucasicus|
|Alces alces caucasicus
It has often been confused with the European elk, leading to debate regarding the possibility that some members of the species have survived; however, the European Elk lives in Scandinavia and the Baltic States, whereas the Caucasian moose lived in Eastern Europe and Western Siberia.
The species was quite common until the mid-19th century, when populations began to decrease.
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