Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Alces americanus
    • Alces alces
    • Alces alces cameloides
    • Alces andersoni
  • English
    • Moose
    • Siberian Elk
  • Spanish
    • Alce americano

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Moose Alces americanus

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joshearnest

Date

October 18, 2014 09:56 AM EDT

Description

Ten or so moose tracks in muddy driveway in Phillips, ME

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Moose Alces americanus

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shawn_pladas

Date

January 4, 2015

Description

Near Kelly, WY this bull moose was spotted along with two other moose (a cow and younger bull) on the Gros Ventre River. A small flurry had just passed over and it was late afternoon with a pending sunset. The moose we foraging on the willows and remained to not be frightened during your presence.

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Moose Alces americanus

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Moose Alces americanus

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euproserpinus

Date

July 17, 2014 06:15 AM PDT

Description

In a campground right beside Interstate 80!

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Moose Alces americanus

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skiman1016

Date

July 6, 2001

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Moose Alces americanus

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dpom

Date

December 30, 2014 10:24 AM MST

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Moose Alces americanus

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godricvt

Date

August 1, 2009

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Moose Alces americanus

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temminicki

Date

June 13, 2009

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Moose Alces americanus

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erikamitchell

Date

July 1, 2012 09:37 PM EDT

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Moose Alces americanus

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ginsail

Date

July 25, 2013 02:21 PM EDT

Description

Young Moose feeding in a lake near Glacier Bay Lodge.

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Date

November 10, 2012

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What

Moose Alces americanus

Observer

thedude

Date

June 29, 2014 10:05 PM MDT

Description

Moose (male) near lake on east side of Kenosha Pass, CO. It was almost totally dark - thank you Canon lens and Photoshop auto-correct!

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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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