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Moose

Updated 2022-08-11
  • Moose

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    Moose, the largest members of the deer family, can be found in densely forested areas across Colorado. Here, a male Bull Moose shows freshly exposed antlers.
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    Two bull moose stand in a field of wildflowers. The animals were introduced to Colorado in 1978; before then, breeding populations did not exist in the state.
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  • Moose Calf

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    A moose calf eats wildflowers. Female moose typically give birth to only one calf at a time, although the healthiest females can give birth to twins.
    Moose Calf
  • Moose Near Walden

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    In 1978, Colorado wildlife managers arranged for the first transplant of 12 moose to Colorado’s North Park region near Walden. Since then the moose population in Colorado has been increasing steadily. More information can be found on Colorado Parks and Wildlife website.
    Moose Near Walden
  • Moose in Brainard Lake Recreation Area

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    Moose can often be seen in Brainard Lake Recreation Area. In the 1970s, there were hardly any moose in Colorado. In 1978, they were reintroduced to Colorado by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Since then, moose have thrived and expanded to other parts of Colorado.
    Moose in Brainard Lake Recreation Area
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