Elk are related to deer, but they are much larger than their relatives. How large are they? What do they eat, and what animals eat them? The answers to these questions and many more can be found as readers explore what life is like for an elk in North America. A helpful map shows where these animals live, and a detailed graphic organizer presents essential facts in an eye-catching manner. The engaging and educational text includes fun fact boxes found with each turn of the page. Full-color photographs of elk hold readers' interest as they learn essential science topics.