How Tall Is the Tallest Moose on Record?
The tallest moose on record is a male Alaskan moose that was first discovered in 1897, as it stood 7 feet and 8 inches at the shoulders and weighed 1,819 pounds. This moose had antlers that spread approximately 79 inches.
The average height of a moose is approximately 6.2 feet at the shoulders with a weight around 1,200 pounds. Only males have antlers, and they typically spread 64 inches with a weight of 44 pounds. Although moose are typically large animals, they are rather timid and only become bold during the mating season when the males fight for a female mate using both their hooves and their antlers.