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Fun Facts about Moose
We Love the Moose
There's something about the moose that gets people excited. Maybe it is the huge size of one or their cute-ugly looks. Whatever the reason, people love them.
Learn more about the way a moose lives, what a moose eats, and where you can see a moose. I've found the best videos and links for you to learn all about the moose. Here are lots of fun facts about the moose to entertain and inform you.
When I visit New Hampshire or Maine, I look for moose everywhere we go. They aren't easy to find.
Moose in the Water
Where Can You See a Moose?
Moose sometimes show up in places you wouldn't expect. My husband saw one in downtown Kennebunk, Maine. When we drive around New England, I watch for moose wherever there is forest or some water. Moose like to wade in ponds or swampy areas eating the water plants.
More Than One Moose?
They are not meeses or even mooses.
More than one moose is still moose.
A group of moose is called a herd
just like with deer or cows.
- Where to see moose in New Hampshire
The New Hampshire Fish and Game gives driving routes where you are likely to see moose. They tell what habitat is most likely to have moose for viewing. Several companies that give moose tours are listed as well.
- Moose in Vermont - VT Living.com
Where to find moose in New England. Vermont and New Hampshire moose areas, guide to moose watching, moose facts, moose photos and more
What Is a Baby Moose Called?
A young moose is a calf. The father is called a bull. The mother is called a cow.
Here's a Fun Moose Story
Ages 4-8, a rhyming story. Ask the librarian at school or in the public library if they have this book.
If they don't have it, I'll bet they have some other moose stories for you to read.
Watch a Video of Twin Moose Calves Playing in a Backyard Sprinkler
Don't Mess with a Moose
A moose may look like a big, dumb, slow-moving animal. Don't be fooled. If you annoy a moose, it can turn on you quickly and they run faster than you can.
You don't want to get stomped by those big feet or stabbed with those antlers.
A First-Hand Encounter with a Moose
- Moose Madness Or Near Death By Photography
No photo is worth dying for. I know that now, but there was that one day out among the moose when my life flashed before my eyes. I'm here writing this article, so obviously I did live to tell about it (and to share my fall wildlife photos with...
One Place to Find a Moose
A Moose Can Run up to 35 Miles Per Hour
Moose Statue in New England
What Do You Get When You Cross a Moose and a Lobster?
Answer: A Mobster
The first book "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" was so popular that the author has continued with several others. Here are the funny results from giving a moose a muffin. My librarian friends love these books for story times with preschool kids.
More Moose Fun
- Printable Moose Coloring Pages - Free Picture Page
The ColorMountain has searched high and low to find these gentle giants in the deep northern woods. Moose coloring pages, a maze, and a dot-to-dot to print out.
- MOOSE GAMES
Moose games using Flash technology. The original game is from Germany, but next to the game are the instructions in English. Just press STARTEN, then click on the moving moose to hit them with a snowball and get points.
- Mickey's Moose Page
Home of the Mickey Moose Club, your source for useless moose information.
Moose Antlers - How much do they weigh?
Wow, 70 Pounds of Antlers
Did you know that the antlers of a bull moose can weigh as much as 70 pounds? Is that more than you weigh?
Dr. Seuss Tells about Thidwick the Moose
Classic Dr. Seuss! Ages 4 to 8. Thidwick is overly generous and ends up with a whole menagerie camped out in his antlers. The story is told in verse with a moral that's fun as only Dr. Seuss can be.
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