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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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Characteristics and dynamics of a regional moose Alces alces population in the northeastern United States.
The winter tick Dermacentor albipictus (Packard, 1869) on moose, Alces alces (L.
The four posterior-most cervical vertebrae of modern Alces alces show directed changes in several characteristics (see Fig.
Morphological analysis and the radiocarbon age (about 23 530 years BP) of a bone dredged from the continental shelf 40 km southeast of Manasquan, New Jersey, suggests that the specimen is the third cervical vertebra of an elkmoose, an extinct moose-like animal belonging to the species Alces scotti (Lydekker, 1898) and congeneric with of the modern moose, Alces alces (Linnaeus, 1758).
Use of pellet-group counts in determining density and habitat use of moose Alces alces in Finland.
Environmental variation and moose Alces alces density as determinants of spatio-temporal heterogeneity in browsing.
Can pellet counts be used to accurately describe winter habitat selection by moose Alces alces.
Survey method choice for wildlife management: the case of moose Alces alces in Sweden.
Estimating winter defecation rates of moose, Alces alces.
Evaluation of four methods used to estimate population density of moose Alces alces.