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Loose Moose Roam Alaskan City

Loose Moose Roam City in Alaska
Science News by NewsLook

Record snowfall around Anchorage, Alaska mean the moose are coming to town, this year in what seem to be heavier numbers. More moose can mean collisions with cars and not-so-pleasant encounters with people and pets. Photo Credit: rkeefer via Flickr.

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1:28PM PST on Dec 3, 2012

thanks

6:24AM PDT on Aug 15, 2012

poor moose

8:21AM PDT on Jul 31, 2012

Nothing quite like a moose on the loose! Alaska is big enough for everyone!

5:48PM PDT on May 19, 2012

Thanks for the article.

6:16PM PDT on Apr 22, 2012

So sad...

9:56AM PDT on Apr 17, 2012

Poor moosey chewed up by a bear.

Wherever you go there once was a forest.
Plant & protect Danny's trees for life.
Trees are the lungs of the earth.

4:00AM PDT on Apr 17, 2012

This was the mooses territory long before crap humans invaded it

9:45PM PDT on Apr 16, 2012

So beautiful. I have been to Alaska so many times I've lost count and it is indeed God's country as I have seen many of types of wildlife such as this, roaming free!

9:45PM PDT on Apr 16, 2012

They seem to be getting more numerous south of the Canadian-US border. In north central Washington State we are seeing consistently larger populations. On two occaisions they were in my yard and on one occasion a rutting bull demolished young trees in my mother's back yard.

By the way, what we call "Moose" is the Americas are called "Elk" in Europe. There, what we call Elk is often referred to by its Native American name of Wapiti. So when you are watching one of those European produced wildlife specials and hear them call a moose an elk, you'll know you are both right.

8:52PM PDT on Apr 16, 2012

Just remember, humans are forcing all animals from their habitat.....too much building...the more space we take, the less animals have. We need to learn to coexist with them...

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