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  • 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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What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

godricvt

Date

August 1, 2009

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Moose Alces americanus

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temminicki

Date

June 13, 2009

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Moose Alces americanus

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erikamitchell

Date

July 1, 2012 09:37 PM EDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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ginsail

Date

July 25, 2013 02:21 PM EDT

Description

Young Moose feeding in a lake near Glacier Bay Lodge.

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Date

November 10, 2012

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What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

thedude

Date

June 29, 2014 10:05 PM MDT

Description

Moose (male) near lake on east side of Kenosha Pass, CO. It was almost totally dark - thank you Canon lens and Photoshop auto-correct!

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Moose Alces americanus

Observer

charlie

Date

October 31, 2014 09:36 AM EDT

Description

Can't tell from the photo I guess. Definitely a moose.

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Moose Alces americanus

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anewman

Date

June 11, 2007

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No photos or sounds

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Moose (Alces americanus) Alces americanus

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ctnash

Date

July 24, 1973 03:55 PM AEST

Description

Seen crossing the Trans Canada Highway.

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Moose Alces americanus

Observer

fm5050

Date

September 24, 2014 02:38 PM EDT

Description

Northern Washington Co., ME September 24, 2014

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Moose Alces americanus

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charlie

Date

October 10, 2014 10:02 AM EDT
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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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