James L. Murphy and David Dyer, "Cranberry Prairie's Ancient Elk-- One that Got Away?" Ohio Archaeologist 34, no. 4 (Fall 1984): 20-21.
Remains of a prehistoric elk excavated at Cranberry Prairie, Mercer Co., Ohio, are radiocarbon dated to 7420 B.C. An unhealed hole in the left scapula suggests that it was wounded, probably leading to its death.