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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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cdorsay

Date

August 15, 2010 03:15 PM ADT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Moose Alces americanus

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swampy

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Near entrance to park/ Adult bull moose feeding

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Moose Alces americanus

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cullen

Date

June 25, 2015 02:14 PM CDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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sitkaconnor

Date

June 24, 2015

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Moose Alces americanus

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rokathgw

Date

June 27, 2015 01:41 PM EDT

Description

On big crow river just downstream from big crow lake, watched from ~40 feet

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Moose Alces americanus

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September 16, 1998

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Moose Alces americanus

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cullen

Date

June 18, 2015 07:45 AM CDT

Description

Alaska Trip

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Moose Alces americanus

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charlie

Date

June 27, 2015 03:14 PM EDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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charlie

Date

June 27, 2015 03:07 PM EDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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charlie

Date

June 27, 2015 12:08 PM EDT

Description

Pretty fresh b

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Moose Alces americanus

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jay

Date

June 26, 2015 02:11 PM MDT

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No photos or sounds

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Moose Alces americanus

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rogger

Date

June 21, 2015 09:00 PM EDT

Description

Very large (Cow?) moose. No antlers, the bull I saw week previous had started growing his.

Was very curious, unwary and seemed unwilling to leave campsite even with efforts to scare it off.

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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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