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Moose. Family: Cervidae Genus: Alces Species: Alces Alces. Subspecies. There are three main subspecies in the Northwestern portion of the United States. Yukon/Alaska Moose Canada Moose Shiras Moose. Yukon/Alaska Moose. Canada Moose. Shiras Moose. Eating Habits.

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Moose

Moose

Family: Cervidae

Genus: Alces

Species: AlcesAlces


Subspecies

Subspecies

There are three main subspecies in the Northwestern portion of the United States.

  • Yukon/Alaska Moose

  • Canada Moose

  • Shiras Moose


Yukon alaska moose

Yukon/Alaska Moose


Canada moose

Canada Moose


Shiras moose

Shiras Moose


Eating habits

Eating Habits

  • Eats many leafy shrubs.

  • Consumes twigs and leaves.

  • Will even eat aquatic plants.


Habitat

Habitat

  • Prefers Dense forest (taiga.)

  • Also lives in open “forest-tundra.”

  • Likes to be close to lakes or ponds.

  • Can also live in other habitats.


Reproduction

Reproduction

  • Reproduces yearly in Spring.

  • 1-2 calves (possibly 3.)

  • Will abandon previous calves right before next mating season.


Sources

Sources

  • Runtz, Michael. "Moose Diet" Mooseworld. N.p., 22 Apr 2001. Web. 14 Feb 2013. <http://www.mooseworld.com/diet.htm>.

  • Runtz, Michael. “Moose Habitat" Mooseworld. N.p., 22 Apr 2001. Web. 14 Feb 2013. <http://www.mooseworld.com/diet.htm>.

  • Zegarelli, Clare. "Moose." Pocantico Hills. Pocantico Hills, 10 Dec 2011. Web. 14 Feb 2013. <http://www.pocanticohills.org/cook/7thgrade/moose.htm>.


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