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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

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Moose Alces americanus

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kpmcfarland

Date

March 10, 2015 11:10 AM EDT

Description

tracks sinking deep into snow pack

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Moose Alces americanus

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kylejones

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April 22, 2015 11:42 AM EDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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kylejones

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April 22, 2015 11:39 AM EDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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freeha123

Date

April 19, 2015

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Moose Alces americanus

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db_photo

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April 8, 2015

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Moose Alces americanus

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jillian_wg

Date

February 15, 2015

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Moose Alces americanus

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drmcd3

Date

July 28, 2007

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Moose (Alces americanus) Alces americanus

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toddtracks

Date

April 19, 2014 09:44 AM EDT

Description

Moose on the side of the road. When she got tired of us watching she headed south into the woods. Also spotted grazing in the fields east of this location across from the covered bridge.

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A. alces (moose) Alces americanus

Date

August 2, 2014

Description

A male moose caught on a camera trap on between July 27th and August 2nd 2014. Order (Artiodactyla) and Family (Cervidae). Species (Alces alces).

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Moose Alces americanus

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ken3

Date

April 14, 2015

Description

Two sets of tracks from either the evening before or that morning. One was a big animal, the other considerably smaller.

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Moose Alces americanus

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zaccota

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April 15, 2015

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Moose Alces americanus

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rbbrummitt

Date

April 13, 2015 01:30 PM MDT
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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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