Long associated with wilderness, Alaskan moose have recently moved right into Anchorage proper.

Updated: May 31, 2006, 7:21 PM ET
By James A. Swan, Ph.D. | Author
"In Defense of Hunting"

It may be exciting to wake up to find a monster bull moose munching on your fuchsias, but in Alaska auto accident and human injuries are going up as some moose opt for dumpster diving as a new way to forage. Enter, the Alaska Moose Federation.

Up in Alaska, things get big — the world's biggest bears, glaciers as big as Rhode Island, 90-pound chinook salmon, 350-pound halibut, and North America's tallest mountain, Denali. Alaska also has the largest moose in the world.

The moose ...

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