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Maine moose herd ‘robust’ while population falls elsewhere

PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2013 10:20 am
by Tom Nolette
Maine moose herd ‘robust’ while population falls elsewhere

Maine’s moose population is healthy and not experiencing the same conditions that are causing problems with moose herds in other states, according to a state wildlife biologist.

Lee Kantar, a wildlife biologist and moose specialist with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, said Maine’s moose population is “healthy and robust” with plenty of habitat on commercial forestlands.

There are about 70,000 moose in Maine, one of the highest densities in the lower 48 states, he said.

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