Despite population decline, Minnesota moose will still be hunted this fall March 28, 2012

Minnesota Population Deer Population and Management News Archive


The moose population remains in steady decline, but scientists and wildlife managers agree that a limited hunt of males would not significantly change the number of animals because there are plenty of bulls to impregnate cows... The current population in the northeastern part of the state is estimated, based on aerial surveys, at 4,230 animals, down from 4,900 last year and 8,840 in 2006. Scientists aren't sure what's causing the iconic mammals of the North Woods to die off,..


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