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Montana man saves moose; park authorities blow it up

A Montana camper saved a newborn moose and reported it to the park authorities so they could save the vulnerable creature’s life. But the authorities shot the newborn and blew it up with dynamite.

Moose populations on the decline, global warming linked

Scientists assert that global warming is causing a mass die-off of moose, which are acclimated to colder climates. Rising temperatures are leading to a variety of health problems, including the increased spread of parasites and diseases.

Longest-running wolf study is running out of wolves

A predator-prey study started 57 years ago will have to end, or possibly shift direction next year because the wolves being studied are nearly extinct. The population of predators on Isle Royale is down to three lone wolves.

Canadian woman has the answer to tick infestations in wild moose

Smithers - Tick infestations in wild moose are so bad that the animals will rub the hair off their bodies try to get relief, that is, if the loss of blood doesn't kill them first. But the owner of a B.C. wildlife shelter may have found a way to get rid of the ticks.

Plumbing problem surprise: A moose in the well

Over the weekend, a Hartland, Conn., family’s tap water stopped flowing, so on Monday they called a plumber. When he went out to check their well, he discovered the problem: a moose was trapped inside.

Canada offers tax breaks to promote moose sex

Ottawa - A conservation group has teamed up with the Canadian tax man to offer deductions for land donations to help lovelorn moose.The Nature Conservancy of Canada is looking for land along the border between the country's easternmost Nova Scotia and New Bruns...

Greenland Shark saved from choking to death by Good Samaritans

If someone was choking on their dinner, most people would opt for doing the "Heimlich Manuever." But what does one do when he runs up on a shark choking on its dinner?

TopFinds: Canada's medical marijuana debate, moose ravage park

A month-long debate on Canadian medical marijuana seeks to cut through the haze of misinformation. Online group Anonymous investigates the rape case in Maryville. Why a national park is being devoured by hungry moose. Welcome to this week's TopFinds.

Gros Morne National Park being devoured by hungry moose

Moose are devouring vegetation in Canada's Gros Morne National Park to the point that whole species of songbirds are disappearing, while new species have moved in. Research is now showing just how big an impact the moose have had on the park.

Two boaters fined for harassing moose swimming in lake

Two boaters were fined a total of $2,500 because they were harassing a cow moose swimming in a northwestern Ontario lake.

Watch amorous bull moose in love with bronze moose statue

Residents of Grand Lake, Colorado have watched with mounting bemusement the comic antics of a handsome love struck bull moose who spends several minutes every morning courting and making love with a bronze moose statue.

95-year-old woman bags moose with single shot

Grand Falls - Look out Bullwinkle, 95-year-old Laura Wood has already taken down one moose with a single shot during a hunting trip in Newfoundland and she is busy preparing for her next conquest.

Young moose adopts New Brunswick community

A seven-month-old moose has decided that a New Brunswick community is her home, and will even enter homes if doors are left open.

5-year-old wins moose calling contest

Anchorage - Five-year-old Andrew Polasky made lots of noise to win the moose calling contest which was held at the Alaska Zoo on the weekend.

Moose offering scientists clues to cause of arthritis

The study of moose who lived on an island in Lake Superior 100 years ago, is netting scientists some clues into what causes arthritis. It seems many of the moose had the disease, and it exactly mimics what humans get.

Moose Hunting May Soon Come to Michigan

After Canada relocated some of their moose to Michigan's Upper Peninsula in the 1980's due to Michigan's dwindling population of the beast, the State is now considering letting hunters go after them.

New Brunswick: Province Building Moose Tunnels

How does a moose cross the road? if it is in New Brunswick it will soon be able to use a tunnel as the province is building one along Hwy 7.

Millionaire Puts The Wild Life Back In Scotland And Hopes To Make A Moose Of A Profit

Multi - millionaire, Paul Lister, hopes to put back the wild in the Highlands and reap in a huge profit as he brings in wild boars, moose and next, even wolves. Yet local conservation groups are not so sure about the wild plan

Oped: She Outsmarted Man and Beast

A pregnant Moose from Yellowstone Park was seen moving closer to the campgrounds and communities inhabited by humans. Not only did this draw alot of attention from the people who were living there but it also drew attention to the bear.

Moose thinks he is a cow

After noticing broken fences and cattle roaming around in the wrong pasture, Beverly and Ernie Fischer knew something was wrong. They noticed the damage during the fall roundup. They got more than they expected when they gathered their herd on Wednesday.

Russian farmers start milking the moose

Russian Farmers are successfully able to milk the moose after many have failed trying to domesticate these animals for centuries. The secret they employed was to sound like one of the moose’ calves and smell like one of them.

Moose taste test road salt in Sweden

Sweden's road administration wants moose opinion before deciding which road salt to switch to.

'Bullwinkle is going to stomp somebody'

Stop chasing the moose. That's the message police in this north Idaho city are trying to convey to residents and visitors. During the past few weeks, the Sandpoint Police Department has received dozens of phone calls each day reporting moose inside city l

Crowded Utah moose air-lifted to Colorado

The moose woke up in Utah on Friday but were going to sleep in Colorado.

DrunkenSwedish moose drowns after fermented apple binge

A moose eats too many fermented apples and falls through the ice.

Moose Tops Swede's Space Menu

Hmm, what would I eat?... Burgers, Steak, Chinese Food, Pizza Yes Lot's of Pizza! and maybe some snacks, like peanuts, candy bars and potato chips...

New Evidence Suggests Giant Mammoths Not Killed By Man, But Moose and Climate Change

For as long as science has studied woolly mammoths, it was believed humans led the furry giants to extinction. However, new evidence found in the Yukon suggests that is not the case.
 

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The North American moose population is in decline.
The North American moose population is in decline.
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A male moose takes a rest in a field during a light rain shower.
A male moose takes a rest in a field during a light rain shower.
Hagerty Ryan, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
A Canadian great outdoors scene found in Dufferin Island Park during the 2013 Festival of Lights  Ni...
A Canadian great outdoors scene found in Dufferin Island Park during the 2013 Festival of Lights, Niagara Falls, Canada.
Balsams and Alders are two of the trees favored by moose on Isle Royale.
Balsams and Alders are two of the trees favored by moose on Isle Royale.
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Judy spotted the moose; I took its picture before it walked off into the dense woods.
Judy spotted the moose; I took its picture before it walked off into the dense woods.
A moose
A moose
University of Michigan
Screen grab of an incised sheep s liver showing liver flukes (Fasciola gigantica) wriggling in the c...
Screen grab of an incised sheep's liver showing liver flukes (Fasciola gigantica) wriggling in the cut section of the liver. In a moose, the flukes die, causing extensive damage, killing the animal.
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Amorous bull moose
Amorous bull moose
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Alaska is just about the only place in North America that does not have a problem with declining moo...
Alaska is just about the only place in North America that does not have a problem with declining moose numbers, so far.
John J. Mosesso
Ticks can attack moose in droves  draining their blood and possibly killing them. (screen grab)
Ticks can attack moose in droves, draining their blood and possibly killing them. (screen grab)
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Moose near Dalhousie NB
Moose near Dalhousie NB
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