Photo: Moose Moms Prefer Traffic to Grizzly Bears, Study Says



A moose and her calf cross a road in Denali National Park in Alaska.

A new ten-year study of moose in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming has shown that pregnant moose tend to stay near roads to give birth and raise their calves.

The finding suggests that the region's moose moms are using the human-made corridors as a shield against predatory grizzly bears, which are more afraid of human traffic.

Photograph by John Eastcott and Yva Momatiuk/NGS


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