Growth of moose herds brings added human conflicts

Colorado’s moose population now numbers well above 2,000 animals, and moose can be seen from Creede to the outskirts of Golden and north to Rocky Mountain National Park. This largest member of the deer family can grow to more than 1,000 pounds.



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Colorado’s moose population now numbers well above 2,000 animals, and moose can be seen from Creede to the outskirts of Golden and north to Rocky Mountain National Park. This largest member of the deer family can grow to more than 1,000 pounds.

A moose herd that began with a dozen animals transplanted to Colorado’s North Park 35 years ago has expanded to an estimated 2,300 moose scattered across the state from Creede to North…




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