MAGPIE'S MUMBLINGS

A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

A moose!


I haven't been home long enough today to do anything worth showing you,
so instead I'm posting a couple of pictures of 
a moose that #2 son and daughter-in-love 
took when they were in 
Algonquin Park a few 
weeks ago. 

I have yet to see a moose in the wild, so
they were extremely lucky to come across this one.


7 comments:

  1. You must come up to Northwestern Ontario (north of Lake Superior), we have moose roaming all over the place and bears too!

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  2. Oh ... MA ... isn't this cool?!!
    From the pic ... and lack of antlers ... I'm betting this is a young female ... isn't she pretty?

    Paul & I & kids did a lot of camping on Manitoulin Island years back & had more than one moose encounter ... they are such graceful animals for their size & quite a treat to observe!

    Hugs ... Marie

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  3. Wow! I saw a moose in the wild up in Minnesota many years ago. Standing in the middle of the road as we came around a curve at 50 miles per hour. Thank goodness for brakes! Very beautiful creatures. This one had a full rack of antlers.

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  4. everytime i see one for real, i squeal--there's something about them, big and dignified, and with the softest looking noses :) (mind you that's from INSIDE the car, as i'd never want to tangle with one!)

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  5. I was in Algonquin Park many many years ago, on a family camping trip, no moose, but a wonderful sight of the Northern Lights, never forgot it.

    I can't say I'm very keen on getting up close and personal to a moose, though, I mean, they're biiiiiiiig.

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  6. and it's quite a pretty one too. where are the horns?

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  7. it's a proper menagerie in your world...geese and moose!!

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