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A cow moose stands in a field southwest of Gardner, N.D., and just west of Interstate 29 in 2005. Forum file photo

Moose thriving on North Dakota prairie

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BISMARCK - Moose populations are declining in Minnesota, where biologists and wildlife managers continue to search for solutions to reversing the trend, but the majestic animals are doing well on the prairies of North Dakota.


The big question, perhaps, is why an animal associated with the boreal forest is at home on the prairie.

In a word, it might come down to disease. Or lack of it.

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