I took this from the car while turning at an intersection near Homer - on a rainy day. She had a calf, but seemed quite accustomed to traffic!
While on a hike up a mountain trail, we saw this moose ambling through the forest below us. Later, it laid down and took a rest. It almost became invisible in the lush vegetation of this Chugatch SP area.
A moose feeding on wet vegetation along a lake at Elmendorff AFB one lovely evening.
My first moose! Just outside Haines, Alaska.
Observed 3 males feeding at 17:21. No photos.
3 males and one undetermined sex observed from Highway 89 at 17:16, looking east.
Observed tracks at the shore at 12:05. No photos.
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...