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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

elinpierce

Date

July 13, 2015 01:07 PM CDT

Place

Homer, AK (Google, OSM)

Description

I took this from the car while turning at an intersection near Homer - on a rainy day. She had a calf, but seemed quite accustomed to traffic!

Photos / Sounds

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

elinpierce

Date

July 15, 2015 07:21 PM CDT

Description

While on a hike up a mountain trail, we saw this moose ambling through the forest below us. Later, it laid down and took a rest. It almost became invisible in the lush vegetation of this Chugatch SP area.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

elinpierce

Date

July 14, 2015 08:34 PM CDT

Description

A moose feeding on wet vegetation along a lake at Elmendorff AFB one lovely evening.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

batgirl

Date

June 5, 2015

Description

My first moose! Just outside Haines, Alaska.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

October 30, 2011

Description

Observed 3 males feeding at 17:21. No photos.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

October 30, 2011

Description

3 males and one undetermined sex observed from Highway 89 at 17:16, looking east.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

October 23, 2011

Description

Observed tracks at the shore at 12:05. No photos.

Photos / Sounds

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

bouteloua

Date

June 24, 2015 08:02 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

bouteloua

Date

June 24, 2015 08:02 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

mrfish33

Date

July 27, 2015

Place

Grand Lake (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

mrfish33

Date

July 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

nivekydennek

Date

August 16, 2015 04:11 PM AKDT
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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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