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Moose (Scientific name, Monsterous Cardestroyerous)

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A spikehorn.

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Showing the biologist where it was taken.

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Doing the paperwork. The info gathered helps game biologists manage the herd size for the benefit of the moose. If you get too many in an area parasites such as brainworm begin to spread, causing moose to suffer a long, horrible death.

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Removing ice that was packed inside the moose to prevent spoilage. The temperature outside was still very warm.

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Hooking up the moose to a chain falls to lift and weigh and measure it.

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The Game biologist prying open its mouth to examine the teeth and remove a couple of teeth for later analysis.

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Removing the teeth.

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Prying them out.

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The jaw and gum area after the teeth have been removed.

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Measuring the antlers for spread.

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Measuring the antlers for thickness.

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Some of the hide of this moose was worn off, either by the moose while living in a fight or against trees, or in the process of dragging it out.

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