tracks sinking deep into snow pack
Moose on the side of the road. When she got tired of us watching she headed south into the woods. Also spotted grazing in the fields east of this location across from the covered bridge.
A male moose caught on a camera trap on between July 27th and August 2nd 2014. Order (Artiodactyla) and Family (Cervidae). Species (Alces alces).
Two sets of tracks from either the evening before or that morning. One was a big animal, the other considerably smaller.
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...