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Portrait of a moose A moose in the game reserve at Springe, near Hannover, Germany, is patiently standing still - she seems to be familiar with clicking cameras... Alces alces,Artiodactyla,Cervidae,Europe,Geotagged,Germany,Mammals,Moose,Ruminantia Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Portrait of a moose

A moose in the game reserve at Springe, near Hannover, Germany, is patiently standing still - she seems to be familiar with clicking cameras...

    comments (3)

  1. wow, you caught a good moment. Posted 9 years ago
  2. Great shot Gernot, worthy of a homepage slot! Posted 9 years ago
  3. Thanks for the nice comments, Ludo and Ferdy! Posted 9 years ago

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The moose or Eurasian elk is the largest extant species in the deer family. Moose are distinguished by the palmate antlers of the males; other members of the family have antlers with a dendritic configuration. Moose typically inhabit boreal and mixed deciduous forests of the Northern Hemisphere in temperate to subarctic climates. Moose used to have a much wider range but hunting and other human activities greatly reduced it over the years. Moose have been re-introduced to some of their former habitats... more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Mar 10, 2012. Captured Mar 10, 2012 17:20 in Zur Morgenruhe 2, 31832 Springe, Germany.
  • NIKON D50
  • f/4.8
  • 10/600s
  • 180mm