Check out those long legs! They can cover some ground!
I was wondering how far apart the individual moose tracks would be from each other if an adult moose of regular size was waking?
How Long is a Moose Stride?
Adult moose walking stride is 1 1/2 meters to 2 meters, but it can lengthen to more than 2 meters when they trot or run.
The moose stride is greater than that of a horse.
How fast does a moose travel?
Moose are estimated to trot at 9.6 km per hour (Dixon 1938). In 1943 cottam and Williams measured a moose running at 56 kilometers per hour.
Are Moose Good Swimmers?
Moose are excellent swimmers. The fact that they have a split hoove helps them to paddle more powerfully. Of the deer family in North America, only Caribou can swim further and faster than the moose.
How Far Can a Moose Swim?
Moose have been observed to swim as far as 12 to 20 kilometers.
What is the Moose Gait Like?
Moose are built like an endurance runner. Their bodies, legs and feet are built to carry them quickly and efficiently across soft ground.
Ever seen a mule deer stotting?
To Stot: It is a stiff legged jump. Calf moose have been observed doing this activity around its mother.
Comments for Distance Between Walking Moose Tracks
Click here to add your own comments
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Ask An Expert.
Want to learn how to hunt moose? Or are you wanting to increase your moose hunting skills?
Look no further!
Our moose hunting tips book is written with not just the novice in mind, there are tips in the book that even the most seasoned moose hunter will find of value.
The book includes 57 chapters, with more than 150 pages of information, jam packed with tips, techniques and discussions - The Ultimate Guide to Moose Hunting!
Like this page?