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moose

largest of the deer, 6 feet at the withers, 2000 pounds. Males have a prominent roman nose and overhanging upper lip, dark brown coat with white legs. Called also American moose, Alces americana, Alces alces.

moose disease/sickness
see neurofilariasis. Called also moose sickness.
moose tick
see dermacentoralbipictus.
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Instead, our study of the Manasquan specimen relies on morphological comparisons to cervical vertebrae of four large North American cervids: Alces alces (moose), Alces scotti (elkmoose), Rangifer tarandus (caribou), and Cervus canadensis (elk).
Optimal harvest of age-structured populations of moose Alces alces in a fluctuating environment.
Moose, Alces alces, habitat relative to riparian succession in the boreal forest, Susitna River, Alaska.
1999: Hunter observations as an index of moose Alces alces population parameters.
Domestic cattle 514 Cow 304 (Heifer) Horse 432 Mare 216 Foal Goat 50 Goat 25 Kid Sheep 83 Ewe 42 Lamb Wild reindeer 100 63 45 Semi-domestic reindeer 100 63 45 Moose Alces alces 364 291 127 Red deer Cervus elaphus 145 100 47 Roe deer Capreolus capreolus 32 30 19 Herbivore species Breed Domestic cattle Norwegian red cattle Horse Different breeds Goat 'Norsk melkegeit' Sheep 'Norsk kvit sau' ** Wild reindeer Semi-domestic reindeer Moose Alces alces Red deer Cervus elaphus Roe deer Capreolus capreolus % Herbivore species [male] [female] Juv.
2009: Environmental variation and moose Alces alces density as determinants of spatio-temporal heterogeneity in browsing.
2008: Effects of moose Alces alces population density and site productivity on the canopy geometries of birch Betula pubescens and B.
Characteristics and dynamics of a regional moose Alces alces population in the northeastern United States.
2001: Age-related reproductive effort and senescence in free-ranging moose, Alces alces.
Key words: Alces alces, moose, movement, seasonality, strategy, winter severity.
Key words: accumulated browsing, Alces alces, Betula pubescens, moose, Picea abies, Pinus sylvestris, plant response, shoot biomass, supplementary feeding