Moose hunting bill moves forward June 22, 2016 New York

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Moose hunting bill moves forward June 22, 2016 New York, Lake Placid News
...  bill comes at a time when other states with moose populations are cutting back significantly on moose hunting. New Hampshire's moose population has dropped nearly 50 percent in the last 15 years, from about 7,000 to only 4,000... In the past, the DEC has estimated that there are between 600 and 1,000 moose, the vast majority of which live in the Adirondacks...

Parasites, snails may factor in Adirondack moose decline August 8, 2017 New York, Cornell Chronicle... Our results show that moose foraging in areas with high soil moisture may likely encounter higher densities of gastropods – snails and slugs – which likely increases the risk of parasitic threats ... As of 2010, New York state wildlife biologists had put the Adirondack moose population at 800...

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