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Discussion in 'Gardening With Animals' started by thistlebloom, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. Dec 26, 2012
    thistlebloom

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    This mama moose was browsing on buck brush just a few minutes ago when my husband looked out the living room window and spotted her.
    "Hmm, there's a moose out front." he says.

    I just love these gigantic herbivores!


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    She took a few more steps and discovered the hips still at the top of the rugosas.


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    Isn't she wonderful?



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  2. Dec 26, 2012
    catjac1975

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  3. Dec 27, 2012
    so lucky

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    Amazing. How often does that happen where you live?
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    thistlebloom

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    It's fairly frequent in the winter. You can expect to see one every few days around the area, and weekly or so on the property.
    We get them occasionally in the summer too, but they usually hang out more in the mountains then.
  5. Dec 27, 2012
    Carol Dee

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    COOL, I have a fascination with Moose and have many plush, ceramic, wood, prints, etc... in my home. It all started with a chance encounter on a Boundry Waters Canoe trip years ago :)
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    Just a few on my fireplace mantle. ;)
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    journey11

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    How neat. Do they chew up your garden in the summer?
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    Smiles

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    Yup! Nature surely is beautiful.
  8. Dec 27, 2012
    digitS'

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    Is it okay to also wonder . .

    . what she would taste like . .

    . roasted under shallots & rosemary?

    Steve
    funny how that thought didn't occur to me at all while looking at Wendy's salamander . . .
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    RidgebackRanch

    RidgebackRanch Attractive To Bees

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    Yes I think it's ok to wonder......:drool
  10. Dec 27, 2012
    thistlebloom

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    Aww digitS and Ridgeback! She's a guest!
    But I admit to wondering how a moose barbeque would taste when the mama with twins came for a pepper buffet last summer!

    Carol Dee, I love that moose print on your mantle. :)

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