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Alces alces


The largest member of the deer family.


Willow marshland.


Unlike the lower elevations in Grand Teton NP, Moose sighting in Yellowstone are rare. Northern Yellowstone does not have woody browse species that will come in quickly after a fire and extend above the snowpack to provide winter food. Therefore, the overall effects of the 1988 fires were probably detrimental to moose populations.

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1 Comment

Faith Snyder
Faith Snyder 5 years ago

So cute!!

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Wyoming, USA

Spotted on Jun 1, 2008
Submitted on Jan 23, 2012

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