Saw this guy right before Disk on the North Supply Trail.
Photo by Gerti Knapp.
Bear Trap Trail; Big Cottonwood Canyon, UT.
From the archives.
Uncooperative moose hunkered down in thick vegetation beside a pond.
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...