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Ghost Moose


Some people call them “ghost moose.”

And no one is sure why.

That can lead to exhaustion and death.


“If the heart stops beating, it sends

a text message to our phone that says, ‘I’m dead

at x and y coordinates,’” said Dr. Butler.


And moose contribute to the economy.

In British Columbia in April, a moose wandered

into the flower section of a Safeway market.


The next few months may provide insight.

“It’s up to the public,” said Ms. Rines, the biologist.


“We could kill more if we want healthy moose.”



Source: “Moose Die Off Alarms Scientists,” New York Times,




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