Moose populations are stable across the world, and in some regions they are actually artificially inflated for the purposes of hunting. However, researchers predict that as climate change warms the Northern Hemisphere, moose will lose parts of their habitat since they can only live in very cold areas. Similarly, human activity that causes habitat loss and fragmentation has a detrimental effect on the global moose population, and in combination with climate change could pose devastating for moose numbers.
Moose are the largest member of the deer family and are easily identifiable by their immense size, and in the case of males, their fan-shaped antlers. Moose account for the second most injuries caused by an animal worldwide, primarily due to car accidents.
Scientific Name: Alces alces
Characteristics: Complete with its massive antlers, thick coat, and humped back, this life-like moose figurine captures the spirit and majesty of this enormous animal. Whether it's in the dark forests of Russia or the snowy fields of Canada, this impressive moose model would easily stand out amongst the foliage!
Size and Color: 5 inches long and 4.5 inches tall, both dimensions of this figurine are roughly the size of the height of a soda can. Covered in a heavy dark brown coat, this moose is prepared to weather the cold winter months!
The Moose is part of the Wild Safari® North American Wildlife collection
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