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In the Company of Moose
     

In the Company of Moose

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by Victor Van Ballenberghe, Victor Ballenberghe
 
At the western end of the Denali Park road, there are moose living on the tundra in September. . . . This area is special mainly because the moose live in the shadow of Mount McKinley, the tallest peak in North America. From the north side it is awe inspiring, rising up from the lowlands, snow covered yearlong for two-thirds of its height. In September on clear,

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At the western end of the Denali Park road, there are moose living on the tundra in September. . . . This area is special mainly because the moose live in the shadow of Mount McKinley, the tallest peak in North America. From the north side it is awe inspiring, rising up from the lowlands, snow covered yearlong for two-thirds of its height. In September on clear, blue-sky days, when the tundra is red and Mount McKinley forms the backdrop, this moose country has no equal. --Victor Van Ballenberghe

Moose, the giant deer of the northern forests of Europe, Asia, and North America, can grow up to seven feet tall at the shoulder and exceed sixteen hundred pounds. Author and wildlife biologist Victor Van Ballenberghe has studied wild moose in the field for thirty-five years. The author gives insights into the species, their habitat, and predators and shares intimate stories about the moose he has studied for extensive periods. The beauty of these creatures, their strange grace and gentle nature, and their personalities are captured in lively text and dramatic full-color photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811701020
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
07/13/2004
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Victor Van Ballenberghe has won awards for his scientific work, his writing, and his photography. Spanning more than two decades, his research on moose at Denali National Park is one of the longest-running studies of the species in North America. He lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

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In the Company of Moose 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Van Ballenberghe recounts many captivating and wondrous experiences from his years spent studying moose in the wild. Plenty of general information and interesting facts about these giant creatures, along with the author's perspective and first-hand description of events he witnessed, made my love and awe of the animal even greater.