Moose - ROM2004_940_2

ROM2004_940_2

Moose

Geography: Canada, Ontario: Cochrane District, Fintry Township. 43 miles west of Hearst
Date: Collected on October 24, 1933; acquired on January 18, 1934
Dimensions:
length=132; width=72; height=102 inches
Taxonomy
    • Attributes
    • Objects
    • Taxonomy
    • Kingdom: Animalia
    • Phylum: Chordata
    • Class: Mammalia
    • Order: Artiodactyla
    • Family: Cervidae
    • Genus: Alces
    • SpecificEpithet: alces
    • Subspecies: americana
Object number: 3401180018
On view
DescriptionThe moose represents the largest member of the deer family. This regal animal is common to the lakes and rivers of the forests in eastern and western Canada. They are a serious driving hazard due to their habit of moving around at night and their attraction to salt on highway shoulders.
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