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Pinedale Online:Photo Gallery:Dave Bell:Moose Mating Encounter-October 14, 2014:Dance

Dance. Photo by Dave Bell.
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Once settled in on the sage brush flats in the sun the mating routine began in earnest. This ritual lasted nearly an hour with circling, rubbing, licking and cuddling. It was nearly continuous during this time with both animals kicking up huge clouds of steam from their heavy breathing.

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