Lesser Spotted UCD: The Giant Irish Deer – University Observer

Lesser Spotted UCD: The Giant Irish Deer

Danielle Crowley investigates one of UCD’s largest and most mysterious zoological treasures, the skeleton of an Irish elk.   On the second floor of Science West, opposite two glass cases of many species of stuffed birds, stands a primeval giant. This is our Megaloceros skeleton, alternatively known as the Giant Irish Deer or the Irish … Continue reading Lesser Spotted UCD: The Giant Irish Deer