Wolf Gifts
Spend $30 or more in our Wolf gift shop to receive 10% off the purchase price of your items.  Use discount code ShopWolves to take advantage of this offer.  A free Wolf Magnet comes with every order.  Howls!

Mysterious decline in moose sightings


Everything Wolf Forum >> Other Animal Forums >> Places To See Animals >> Mysterious decline in moose sightings
Mysterious decline in moose sightings
Author: Auntie P.
Avatar for Auntie P.
Total Posts: 11361
Date Joined: 7/15/2006
Reply to topic and quote this item. Reply to this topic.
Posted:

A brain-attacking worm is strongly suspected as a factor in the mysterious and steep decline of moose herds in the western part of Wyoming, wildlife biologists in the state said on Friday.

Moose have traditionally thrived in Wyoming, where hunters prize them and their antlers, which can span six feet. Seasonal moose sightings routinely back up tourist traffic at Grand Teton National Park near Jackson in northwest Wyoming.

But that well-known herd near Jackson has plummeted by roughly 70 percent since 1998, falling from 3,077 moose to fewer than 930, state estimates show.

source

Good info to remember.  There are many variables facing our wildlife.



 

From Our Wolf Gift Shop
View details for this Brother Wolf Mailable Art Card-blue
Brother Wolf Mailable Art Card-blue
View details for this Of the Night Wolf T Shirt - L
Of the Night Wolf T Shirt - L
View details for this Wolf print 8x10
Wolf print 8x10
View details for this Intensity Wolf Figurine
Intensity Wolf Figurine
Share Share on Facebook Facebook Share on Twitter Twitter
Credit Cards Accepted
For Assistance Call 662-316-9961
Mon-Fri 9:00AM - 5:00PM EST