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  • Scientific Names
    • Alces americanus
    • Alces alces
    • Alces alces cameloides
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    • Moose
    • Siberian Elk
  • Spanish
    • Alce americano

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Recent observations

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P1530513

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

muir

Date

July 15, 2014 03:44 PM EDT

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P1510849

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

muir

Date

July 6, 2014 04:17 PM AKDT

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Square

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

zcota

Date

July 18, 2014

Place

Lewis, VT (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

ndodge

Date

July 16, 2014 11:37 AM EDT

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What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

jay

Date

July 9, 2014 12:40 AM MDT

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What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

jay

Date

July 9, 2014 12:41 AM MDT

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What

moose Alces americanus

Observer

i_onslocanlake

Date

June 24, 2014

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No photos or sounds

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

hy324

Date

July 6, 2014 04:25 PM MDT

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Square

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

edwardgeorge

Date

July 4, 2014

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Square

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

jay

Date

June 15, 2014

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Square

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

sarahcarline

Date

June 30, 2014 12:20 PM EDT

Description

very top of mountain

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

mhudson26

Date

June 8, 2012
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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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