How Much Does the Average Adult Moose Weigh?


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The average adult moose weighs between 750 and 950 pounds. Solidly built with a massive set of antlers, these beasts are the largest member of the deer family.

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How Much Does the Average Adult Moose Weigh?
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Moose maintain their massive physique by consuming up to 50 pounds of food a day. As herbivores, their diet consists of flowering shrubs, aquatic plants and tree shoots. Their diet varies according to their migration patterns. The stomach of a moose is incredibly hardy, as it can hold up to 112 pounds of food at a time. Despite their incredible size, moose can run up to 35 miles per hour and are talented swimmers.

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