A moose on the loose…

This moose was grazing in a marsh west of Bragg Creek when I drove by.  She stared at me for a minute, trotted through brambles a bit and then stared back to me again.

April 24th update: Thank you to The Mysterious Blogger for suggesting the title of this post – now updated.  And, to P.grover for improving my/our understanding of moose and threats to their health.

13 responses

  1. Moose are my favourite animal

    May 31, 2019 at 4:06 pm

  2. Moose are so amazing also a big animal

    May 31, 2019 at 4:05 pm

  3. Those lovely colourful marsh plants look as though they were made for a watercolour painting!

    April 24, 2019 at 7:04 pm

  4. They look so motley at this time of year, wondered if it was mange when I saw one like this, but a nice find, nonetheless.Didn’t know about winter ticks, so I appreciate the comment by P.Grover I like the change in the branches of the shrubs to that reddish tinge in early spring, too.

    April 24, 2019 at 3:25 pm

  5. P.grover

    Not a very healthy looking girl…she’s obviously suffering with winter ticks! Poor thing…I hope she can survive them.

    April 24, 2019 at 9:14 am

    • I had thought it was her winter coat falling out but I have to agree with you, sadly. I didn’t know what winter tick impact looks like – thank you for sharing your knowledge. I hope she recovers as well. If I see her again, I’ll update on how she’s doing.

      April 24, 2019 at 11:15 am

  6. Love the colors surrounding your moose. These are great and what an interesting animal.

    April 24, 2019 at 9:07 am

  7. That’s beautiful. I have seen a few moose in the wild and I think they are just fascinating.

    April 24, 2019 at 6:38 am

    • Hi Patty. I completely agree with you – they are fascinating.

      April 24, 2019 at 7:50 am

  8. Just a moose on the loose…

    April 24, 2019 at 4:52 am

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