Moose don't like the deep snow either


January 13, 2022

FAIRBANKS (AP) — It’s not just people who are a bit irritated by the deep snow this winter in Alaska.

A wildlife official in Alaska told Fairbanks television station KTVF-TV that the deep snowfall and strong winds that have been prevalent across the state this winter have prompted moose to act more aggressively toward humans.

“The December snowfall was really high,” said Tony Hollis, Fairbanks area wildlife biologist for the Department of Fish and Game. “This deep snow has caused moose to not want to be out in the snow. They want to be out on the sidewalks, or hard-packed trails o...

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