Moose Fun Facts
Moose weigh 1,100 to 1,800 lbs.
A moose's lifespan is 15-25 years.
Moose can run at a speed of 35 mph and swim at a speed of 6 mph speed.
Moose can stay under water for about 30 seconds.
The moose’s senses of hearing and smell are strong; it has weak eyesight.
Airplanes in America collide with an average of 1 moose a year on runways (according to federal records).
A bull moose can have antlers that are up to 6 feet across.
A bull moose shed his antlers every year during the winter. They grow new ones every year.
Female moose do not grow antlers.
Unique Physical Features
Moose have hairy skin called bell that hangs underneath the throat.
Moose have a hump.
A moose's front legs are a bit longer than its hind legs.
Left: a female moose with no antlers / Right: a male moose whose new antlers are growing.
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