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A vanishing icon? Minnesota moose are in trouble

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ISABELLA -- Minnesota's moose are in trouble. The population of this iconic mammal that symbolizes the northern Minnesota landscape is in decline. If the decline continues at current rates, Northeastern Minnesota moose could be down to a remnant population within 50 years, biologists say.


And the state's leading moose research biologist thinks a warming climate may be the most significant factor in that decline.

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