These antlers branch upward and may have many fork points. The single "eye guard" tines may be forked.
Similar to mule deer antlers.
Although this elkh is an adult, their antlers still haven't grown additional tines.
Antlers fork/branch up and back, somewhat resembling tree branches. May have two "eye guard" tines in front. Three tines max per fork.
Reindeer-like antlers, these grow straight back and then curve forward sharply, with tines growing on the outer top area of the curve only. Does not fork. There may be two "eye guard" tines, which may each fork once.
Ears reminiscent of donkeys. Tall, rounded, and full of fluff.
Ears that hang to the sides; somewhat rounded. Filled with fluff.
All-around larger ears with varying amounts of fluff.
Mid-size round ears. May have more or less fluff inside. Sonoelkh only.
Smaller, rounded ears with fluff (often seen in more northerly subspecies).
The mane grows in small curls.
The mane naturally grows into dreadlocks.
Mane appears crimped and wavy—has some bounce to it.