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By Joshua Wood
Stevenson Newspapers 

Give A Moose Some Space

Moose, and other wildlife, need as much space as possible when seen in town says wildlife biologist


Joshua Wood

Over the past few weeks, a young bull moose has seemingly made itself at home in Saratoga as it has foraged around the community. 

Contrary to the popular children's book-which posits that if you give a moose a muffin it will inevitably want some jam-it is best to give the large animal as much space as possible. According to Teal Cufaude, wildlife biologist with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, it is common for moose to arrive in Saratoga due to its proximity to the Upper North Platte River.

"Moose typically prefer these forest or forest edge habitats. They really prefer these forests...

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