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  • Spanish
    • Alce americano
  • English
    • Moose
    • Siberian Elk
  • French
    • √Član
    • Orignal
  • Portuguese
    • Alce-americano
  • Scientific Names
    • Alces americanus
    • Alces alces
    • Alces alces cameloides
    • Alces andersoni

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Moose Alces americanus

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traceyharmon

Date

October 1, 2016 05:36 PM AKDT

Description

This is actually an Alaska Moose, Alces alces gigas. Specifically this is "Hook" a well known non-typical bull here in Anchorage. He is fast asleep, worn out from the rut. It is best to leave sleeping Bulls lie!

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Moose Alces americanus

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traceyharmon

Date

August 20, 2016 05:33 PM AKDT

Description

This bull is actually an Alaska Moose, Alces alces gigas. He is in velvet and is eating the berry clusters and leaves of Devil's Club, Oplopanax horridus.

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Moose Alces americanus

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traceyharmon

Date

July 30, 2016 03:06 PM AKDT

Description

Bull Moose sheds (2015) of "Hook" a well known non-typical bull who lives here in Anchorage. Our Moose here in Alaska are actually the Alaska Moose, Alces alces gigas.

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Moose Alces americanus

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traceyharmon

Date

July 26, 2016 08:48 PM AKDT

Description

Specifically this is an Alaska Yukon Moose, Alces alces gigas, in velvet. Even more specifically this bull is called "Hook" here in Anchorage.

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Moose Alces americanus

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krisdovigi

Date

August 19, 2016 11:47 AM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Moose Alces americanus

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emgavey

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August 11, 2016 03:16 PM EDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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johnyochum

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July 8, 2004 11:25 AM COT

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Moose Alces americanus

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zelicaon

Date

July 24, 2008 10:52 AM PDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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charley

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September 2, 2011 05:30 AM CDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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fathomgraphics

Date

November 26, 2011 04:38 AM AKST

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Moose Alces americanus

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fathomgraphics

Date

November 3, 2012

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Moose Alces americanus

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fathomgraphics

Date

October 19, 2014
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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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