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Photo: Canada Moose Newfoundland

A moose wanders near the side of the road in the small town of St. Lunaire-Griquet on the Great Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland, Canada.

In the small town of St. Lunaire-Griquet in Newfoundland, Canada a moose strolling freely through the wilderness is a very common sight. Throughout Newfoundland, there are approximately 110,000 moose and much of the vegetation that grows along the roadside is just what a moose likes to feast on.

While driving through this quaint little town in Newfoundland, Canada always be alert for moose crossing the road. Nighttime driving makes it a little harder for seeing moose but always be prepared in case you have to stop in a hurry.Moose are usually brownish in color with a short neck and tail and a long nose. The shape of the body of a moose seems hunched due to the fact that their front legs are longer than their backs legs. From their throat hangs a tuft of fur that can grow to be about a foot long.

Moose are usually solitary animals and should never be approached too closely especially in breeding season as they can become very aggressive and curious about any noise. ... continue below the picture...


Canada Moose Newfoundland

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Canada Moose Newfoundland
Photo of a moose roaming freely in St Lunaire-Griquet on the Great Northern Peninsula in Newfoundland, Canada.

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... Back in 1904 four moose were brought to Newfoundland from New Brunswick and the population continued to grow. By the year 1930, there were so many moose running free that Newfoundland, Canada was allowed to have its very first hunting season.

Moose, Alces alces, grazing in a property in St Lunaire-Griquet, Highway 436, Viking Trail, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/500 sec. on ISO 200, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 135mm.

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Canada Moose Newfoundland
A moose wanders near the side of the road in the small town of St. Lunaire-Griquet on the Great Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland, Canada.
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Rolf Hicker
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