Moose on the Appalachian Trail

mooseMoose inhabit the northern section of the AT, from Vermont up. The largest deer in the world, they can weigh up to 1400 pounds.

Though they usually stay away from people, moose can be dangerous. Know that some bulls have attacked humans.

Be especially careful of protective cows with their baby calves and bulls during the mid-September to late-October mating season.

About the Author Steve Burge:
Steve Burge was the original founder of AppalachianTrail.com. He was a teacher for many years before starting a web development firm.
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