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Maine moose study begins

Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:46 am

Maine moose study begins
A moose decline in other states prompts at closer look at Maine’s herd.
By Deirdre Fleming

In an effort to better understand whether Maine’s moose population is increasing or decreasing, state biologists will begin outfitting as many as 70 moose with radio collars Wednesday morning so they can study the big-game animals’ range and survival rates. The five-year study is starting at a time when Minnesota’s moose population is shrinking at a precipitous rate and New Hampshire’s is in decline...

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