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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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tienglander

Date

July 9, 2013

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Moose Alces americanus

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powerofone

Date

May 22, 2015

Description

Moose are naturalized in Newfoundland. Four animals were introduced in 1904. The first hunting season was in 1930. www.env.gov.nl.ca

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Moose Alces americanus

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troy801

Date

May 9, 2015

Description

moose

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No photos or sounds

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Moose Alces americanus

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johnpand

Date

May 5, 2015 04:28 PM EDT

Description

Tracks, Allyn Lot, old log yard

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Moose Alces americanus

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aegolius

Date

May 16, 2015 10:18 AM EDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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logybayer

Date

May 16, 2015 03:30 PM NDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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jay

Date

May 10, 2015 07:16 PM MDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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jay

Date

May 8, 2015 06:13 PM MDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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jay

Date

May 8, 2015 03:44 PM MDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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jay

Date

May 8, 2015 09:50 AM MDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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coreyjlange

Date

July 15, 2011

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Moose Alces americanus

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kiloueka

Date

August 31, 2007 09:42 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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