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Moose Facts....

A male moose is called a Bull.

A female moose is called a cow, and a baby moose is called a calf.

Bull moose antlers can be up to 6 feet wide, and weigh up to 70 pounds.

Bull moose shed their antlers every winter, and grow a new set in the spring.

Moose have the highest rate of bone formation growth, growing up to an inch a day!

On average, moose live 10 to 15 years in the wild.

Moose can weigh up to 1500 pounds!

The average moose stands 7 feet tall, and 8.5 feet in length.

Moose can swim up to 10 miles without stopping.

Moose can run up to 35 miles per hour.

Moose have no upper teeth.

Moose have very poor eyesight.

Moose are generally docile towards humans, but may become more aggressive during the mating season of September through October.

The name "moose" comes from the Native American word "Moswa," which translates to "twig eater."

Moose are mostly solitary animals. However, strong bonds exist between mothers and calves.

Moose are herbivores, and eat large amounts of terrestrial vegetation, but they also need to consume a large amount of aquatic plants which provide moose with sodium.

Moose must consume 9770 calories per day to maintain their body weight.

A moose will eat up to 70.5 pounds of food a day.

A moose’s long legs help it walk through snow and wade through deep water.

The nostrils of a moose can close when the head is immersed in water.

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Stops Along the Way

The right stops along the way can be entertaining and educational, making the road trip as much fun for the family as the destination. Make your “pit stop” a “moose” stop. Here are a few ideas:

Moose’s Backwoods BBQ

Moose's Backwoods BBQ located in beautiful Baldwin City, Kansas offers a full Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Menu. They specialize in BBQ, catering and more. Drive [...]

The Stress Free Moose

The Stress Free Moose offers a full menu for lunch and dinner & more. It provides a mellow atmosphere on the shores of Moosehead Lake [...]

Well~Read Moose

Enjoy visiting and shopping at The Well~Read Moose bookstore and café located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. A special place in Northern Idaho to meet and [...]

Rocky’s Grill and Soda Shop

A tradition since 1942, Rocky’s Grill & Soda Shop is a Brevard, North Carolina landmark. Step into Americana... To learn more visit the Rocky’s Grill [...]

Moose Hill Cantina

Nominated Denver's Best Mexican Restaurant and best Burrito. A family owned and operated restaurant Located in Lakewood, Colorado... To learn more visit the Moose Hill [...]

Moose Creek Grill

Fine dining in a historic Victorian home with a charming and family friendly atmosphere located in the historic Silver Valley of Northern Idaho... To learn [...]

Moose Tooth Grill

The Moose Tooth Grill is a family friendly restaurant in beautiful Lake George Village of upstate New York. They offer a fun atmosphere for dining... [...]

The Wandering Moose Cafe

The Wandering Moose Cafe in Cumberland, BC offers delicious food and drink in a friendly, quick and efficient manner for people on the go or with time [...]

PEEKAMOOSE Restaurant & Tap Room

Peekamoose Restaurant is in a beautiful restored country farmhouse, set among the bucolic Catskill mountains. The restaurant supports local growers by changing their menu daily, to [...]

Blue Moose Pizza

Located in the rugged mountains of Idaho, Blue Moose Pizza has the ambience of a Corsican café coupled with the smells and beauty of a [...]


Moosewood was named one of the "thirteen most influential restaurants of the 20th century" by Bon Appètit magazine. It has been acclaimed a driving force [...]

Moose Scoops Ice Cream

Visit Moose Scoops Ice Cream Shop in Warren, New Hampshire, located at the beautiful foothills of Mount Moosilauke. Choose from 34 different flavors and assorted [...]

The Frozen Moose

The Frozen Moose in Helena, Montana is a self serve frozen yogurt café committed to providing the ultimate dessert experience. Choose from sixteen delightful flavors [...]