TITLE

MOOSE FACTS

PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Feb2006, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents facts about the moose which are considered to be the largest land mammals in North America. It includes information on the moose's home range, average life span, noises that they can make and their eating habits.
ACCESSION #
19573797

 

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