Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Alces americanus
    • Alces alces
    • Alces alces cameloides
    • Alces andersoni
  • English
    • Moose
    • Siberian Elk
  • Spanish
    • Alce americano
  • French
    • orignal

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Recent observations

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Moose Alces americanus

Observer

aheathco

Date

November 5, 2013

Description

mother and calf

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Moose Alces americanus

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aheathco

Date

August 7, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Feeding on aquatic plants in a wetland

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Moose Alces americanus

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sophie

Date

April 14, 2016 12:45 PM EDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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joeshallcross

Date

April 21, 2016 11:32 PM MDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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sarahcarline

Date

April 20, 2016

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Moose Alces americanus

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psweet

Date

May 28, 2013 07:34 AM CDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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psweet

Date

August 12, 2012 07:07 PM CDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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tweets

Date

April 17, 2016 03:35 PM MDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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dhprice

Date

August 2, 2015

Description

Moose came out of the trees and fed in the old beaver pond for about 30-45 minutes while six hikers watched from behind the barricade at the picnic table.

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Moose Alces americanus

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sarahcarline

Date

April 17, 2016

Description

two eating grass in field near road. one much smaller stayed while the larger one took off, at dusk, difficult to see

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Moose Alces americanus

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brookesmith

Date

February 13, 2016 07:37 PM EST

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Moose Alces americanus

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paloma

Date

April 7, 2016 07:32 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The moose (North America) or Eurasian elk (Europe) (Alces alces) is the largest extant species in the deer family. Moose are distinguished by the palmate antlers of the males; other members of the family have antlers with a dendritic ("twig-like") configuration. Moose typically inhabit boreal and mixed deciduous forests of the Northern Hemisphere in temperate to subarctic climates. Moose used to have a much wider range but hunting and other human activities greatly reduced it over...

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