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Moose Watching Information

Moose watching tips

See Moose on your vacation. Moose watching information on searching for Moose in the Moosehead Lake Region below will help you find the elusive Maine Moose. They can be seen anywhere throughout the state; however, chances are better on seeing a moose in an area where the moose population is greatest. Choose a Maine vacation spot where the moose outnumber the people. In Greenville, Maine, the heart of the Moosehead Lake Region, moose ratio to people is 3:1.

Wildlife watching is a great family vacation activity that appeals to all age groups and a great experience to share with a loved one.  The quest for watching Moose is one of top reasons visitor’s come to inland Maine.

Moose Watching Information

Listed below are the some answers to frequently asked questions and moose watching tips that may assist you in your quest to find a moose in Maine. Wondering what is the best way to go moose watching? Check out Moose watching Maine Guide, Trevor Davis, from Special T Adventures. Various moose watching tours are available in the Moosehead Lake area from private guided moose tours to small group tours. Cozy Moose guests getting special VIP discounted rates up to 20% of their Moose watching tour.

What is the best time to go moose watching?

Your moose watching expedition should include early morning hours close to sunrise or late afternoon trip to sunset. You can venture out on your own or book a guided tour.

Moose watching information What is the best time of year to find a moose in Maine?

Late spring is the best time to spot moose into June.  It is not uncommon to see up to 20 moose during your vacation stay; of course, this is a great time of year for moose watching.  Equally important, you may also get to see cows with their calves. As a matter of fact, the calves are typically born in late May.

Where should I go to look for moose in Maine?

Bog areas, hiking trails, snowmobile trails, logging roads and ponds are common areas to look for moose. For more information on Moose, vacation resources, trips and tour information visit the resource links below:

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Moose Species

Moose can be seen throughout all four seasons in the state of Maine. In the Moosehead Lake Region, each season offers a unique moose watching vacation experience. So  what are you waiting for, visit Maine for an Moose watching vacation that everyone will enjoy.

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Maine Moose Facts

Moose facts for watching wildlife in Maine – Greenville is one of the best places to see a moose is in the Moosehead Lake Region. Moose facts – The best time to for viewing is in the early morning or evening time before sunset. May and June are prime moose watching months, although they can be seen throughout all the seasons. To increase your chance of sighting up close, book wildlife watching tour in Greenville, Maine. Late September to early October is a great time to see a bull Moose

There is nothing more rewarding  and exciting when you see them roam free in The Maine Woods of Moosehead Lake Region.

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Top 25 Moose Facts

  1. You can tell age of moose by teeth they pull from managed hunt
  2. They are typically solitary animals
  3. Female is called a cow
  4. A baby is called a calf
  5. Males are called a bull
  6. Maine Moose eat 30-50 lbs of food a day in summer
  7. They eat vegetation called horsetail and other aquatic vegetation
  8. Known as twig eaters –  Birches, Cherries, Willows and Maples 1 inch in diameter – Peel bark off
  9. Moose move relocate for food, as land use changes, clear cuts forestry areas
  10. Female cow first year will have single calf – Beware if watching with calves
  11. Older female have 2 calves then 3 calves – twins
  12. Quadruplets – 4 calves is rare
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  13. Maine Watching Habitat – they like new growth hardwoods and balsam fir
  14. The antlers have blood supply that coats them with velvet in the spring
  15. In full velvet, blood supply stops, they rub off the velvet and the antlers harden
  16. Main purpose of antlers is for mating season
  17. Fall Mating moose season called the rut
  18. Rut is typically mid September to first of October
  19. Antlers shed in December and January
  20. Males are darker with a lighter nose
  21. White or Ghost Moose occurs from hair loss rubbing, broken hair grows in white
  22. Hair under chin is called a Bell – Shapes and sizes differ
  23. Antlers are high in protein, animals eat them
  24. Fast runners up to 35 mph – Don’t try to out run them.
  25. Great swimmers up to 6mph.

 

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