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    • Alces americanus
    • Alces alces
    • Alces alces cameloides
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    • Moose
    • Siberian Elk
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    • Alce americano

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Recent observations

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Moose Alces americanus

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charlie

Date

August 26, 2014 01:59 PM EDT

Description

Recent

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Moose Alces americanus

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jenpharrdavis

Date

August 17, 2014 07:23 PM MDT

Description

Saw this guy right before Disk on the North Supply Trail.

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Moose Alces americanus

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charlie

Date

August 22, 2014 12:23 PM EDT

Description

Old sign

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Moose Alces americanus

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dellfalconer

Date

July 28, 2014

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Moose Alces americanus

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dellfalconer

Date

August 6, 2014

Description

Photo by Gerti Knapp.

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Moose Alces americanus

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ndodge

Date

August 18, 2014 11:24 AM EDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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jay

Date

August 14, 2014 09:16 PM MDT

Description

Bear Trap Trail; Big Cottonwood Canyon, UT.

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Moose Alces americanus

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garychang

Date

July 19, 2013 03:33 PM PDT

Description

From the archives.

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Moose Alces americanus

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 13, 2014

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Moose Alces americanus

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sullivanribbit

Date

June 21, 2014

Description

Uncooperative moose hunkered down in thick vegetation beside a pond.

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Moose Alces americanus

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sullivanribbit

Date

July 23, 2014

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Moose Alces americanus

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sullivanribbit

Date

July 21, 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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