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Alces alces


Moose in a marshy habitat created by springs


South Saskatchewan River riparian


The treeless grasslands north of Medicine Hat would be the last place one would expect to encounter them but.... This pair was very close to Prairie Coulees Natural Area.

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Neil Ross
Neil Ross 4 years ago

Congratulations, Mark. Nice spotting, and a great photo.

Mark51 4 years ago

Thanks everyone. I am truly honored by this.

Great capture Mark,showing the habitat in perfection,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 4 years ago

Nice capture! Congrats.

DanielePralong 4 years ago

Another welcome to Project Noah Mark, and congratulations, your moose are our Spotting of the Day:

"Spotting of the Day! We love this image of moose (Alces alces) taken in marshy grassland north of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. Moose use a vast range of habitats to sustain their living. They use aquatic habitats to forage for nutritious plants. Found in Canada, Alaska, New England, the Fennoscandian Peninsula, the Baltic states and Russia, moose are the largest and heaviest extant species in the deer family (Cervidae)".

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Alberta, Canada

Spotted on Jun 17, 2013
Submitted on Dec 17, 2018

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