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||-Has a backbone
||-Is a Mammal
||-Ungulate w/ even # of toes
||-new antlers each year
||-Genus of American Deer
|Species: ALCES ALCES
||-IS A MOOSE !
WHAT does a Moose sound like?
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More Moose stuff
- Moose are found all over the Northern Hemisphere; their range essentially coincides with that of the coniferous forests of northern Asia, Europe, and North America.
- Moose may grow to be 7 feet tall and 1500 pounds!
- They like to eat trees and shrubs, usually maple and aspen and are considered herbivores
- Moose loose their antlers in the Spring, and breed in the Fall
- The word "moose" itself is derived from the Natik word "moos," itself supposedly derived from the Proto-Algonquian mooswa, meaning "the animal that strips bark off of trees."
- Moose have a life expectancy of 8-25 years