This bull moose was quite at peace as it grazed on willows at Brainard Lake, Colorado back in July.
Moose are the largest member of the deer family although the sub-species we have here in Colorado, the Shiras moose, are the smallest of moose sub-species. That however does not mean they are truly small. They can stand six feet tall at the shoulder and weigh up to 1,200 pounds! You cannot begin to appreciate their size until you are up close with one.
You can learn more about these massive, impressive animals here.
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