Moose Facts and Photos

MooseCourtesy of the BBC Moose (Alces alces americana)

Physical Description: Moose have thick brown fur with long legs, a large muzzle, and a dewlap (also called a bell). Males have large, flat antlers.

Height: Adults may stand as tall as 7.5 feet high.

Weight: Males weigh approximately 793 to 1322 pounds and females weigh 595 to 882 pounds.

Diet: Twigs, bark, roots and the shoots of woody plants, especially willows and aspens, water plants like water lilies, pondweed, horsetails, bladderworts, and bur-reed


Animal facts courtesy of the BBC.

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