Alces alces

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Synonyms for Alces alces

large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male

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Moose Alces alces habitat use at multiple temporal scales in a human-altered landscape.
Alces alces (Linnaeus 1758) (moose) a giraffid; Okapia johnstoni (Sclater 1901) (okapi) a Hippopotamid; Choeropsis liberiensis (Morton 1849) (pygmy hippos) a suid; Hylochoerus minertzhageni (Thomas 1904) (giant forest hog) (Janis 1988).
Cet age correspond a la periode connue de l'existence de cette espece, laquelle a precede l'arrivee de l'elan moderne Alces alces au nord-est de l'Amerique du Nord, en provenance de l'ouest du continent nord-americain et de l'Eurasie.
Dynamics of moose Alces alces populations near Rochester Alberta Canada 1975-1978.
Partial migration by large ungulates: characteristics of seasonal moose Alces alces ranges in northern Sweden.
In Fennoscandia, the abundance of moose Alces alces has been growing during the last 50 years, leading moose to become the most important wildlife resource (Lavsund et al.
Key Words: Alces alces, calf moose, hunting regulations, moose hunters, outfitters, preferences, selective harvest system, social surveys
Key Words: Alces alces, bedding, bed site, behavior, moose, temperature, thermoregulation
In this study, we examined whether moose Alces alces in central Norway showed temporal variation in habitat selection, and whether variation in selection differed among moose of different sex and reproductive status.
Key words: Alces alces, foraging distribution, moose, mountain birch, predictability, spatial scale, willow.
Among the characteristics on which moose Alces alces select plants are available bite size, bite density and forage biomass (Belovsky 1978, Renecker & Hudson 1986, VMs & Sasther 1987, Shipley & Spalinger 1995, Shipley et al.
Key words: Alces alces, bull moose, body weight, antler spread, physical characteristics, trophy, harvest
A once abundant moose Alces alces population was nearly extirpated in New Hampshire, USA, by the beginning of the 20th century due to unregulated hunting and loss of habitat, which compelled the state to legally protect moose in 1901 (Silver 1957).
Key words: aerial survey, Alces alces, moose, regression, sampling variation, sightability models