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The word "moose" is said to be from "mus" of the Native American Algonquian family of languages. The largest of the deer family, Cervidae, Alces alces americanus have a distribution in the boreal forests of Alaska and Canada, but extend southward down the Rocky Mountains into Utah and Colorado.
Asked in Judaism, Moose, Kosher Food
Are moose kosher?
Yes - a moose is a kosher animal. That doesn't mean that any eatery in Alaska offering moose burgers or steaks is automatically kosher. Any mammal that has split hooves and chews its cud (has multiple stomachs) is a kosher animal. If it is slaughtered in a specific process known as Shechita, and the meat is then soaked and salted (to drain the blood away), then the meat is kosher. Moose meat, along with meat of all kosher mammals, may not be eaten...
Asked in Moose
How long does a moose live with its parents?
A calf will normally only live with its mother (called a cow) for a year. A calf can be separated from its mother is if it chased off by bull who wants to mate with its mother during the rut. Calves are mostly chased off by their mother in late May, right before she gives birth. If a cow does not become pregnant, the calf can stay with its mother for two years. ...
Asked in Animal Behavior, Animal Health, Moose
What are a moose's adaptations?
* Long legs and a thick body allow the moose to move through deep snow and wet areas without trouble * Their hair is wider at the tip than the base to make an insulating layer of warmth around them in the winter months. * The two large toes on the moose hooves are spread apart wide enough to keep the moose from sinking into the snow * When winter begins, moose grow a thicker and furrier coat to stay warm ...
Asked in Cows and Cattle, Moose
If bovine is cow what is moose?
The scientific name for the moose species is Alces americanus. Since it was not discovered by the English speaking world until the colonization of the western hemisphere, it does not have the same kind of linguistic roots as the word cow. However, based on the species name, I would opt for "American" as the adjectival form. ...
Asked in Moose
Who is Mongo the Moose?
Mongo the moose is a somewhat famous bull calf that lives in the Kenai peninsula area and has been known to frequent Kenai Joes, he was born off the bluff, he is very friendly. For more information concerning Mongo the famous moose just google his name and you can find out what hes been up to and how his life is going ...
Asked in Caribou, Moose, Drama Movies
Does travis bickle die in taxi driver?
No, he goes into a coma, but then wakes up and is considered a hero. Even Betsy congratulates him whe she hails his cab some weeks later, but he will not let her pay for the ride. Actually, there is another interpretation. At the end of his shooting spree, Travis is actually dying. From that point on, every thing he sees is his dying fantasy; the papers celebrating him as a hero, the happy ending for the teen hooker, Betsy (who...
Asked in Moose, Plural Nouns, Nouns
What is the plural possessive of the word moose?
The singular and the plural form for the noun moose are the same. The singular possessive and the plural possessive are moose's. Examples: We saw a moose's footprints in the snow. We saw several moose's footprints in the snow. ...
Asked in Moose, Pronouns, Plural Nouns
What is a moose knuckle?
There are two uses of the term Moose Knuckle. One refers to the leg joints in a moose. "The other is an alliteration to the labia of an obese woman when she is wearing tight clothes that accentuate her labia." It is cameltoe's ugly sister. See the links and the related questions, both of which you'll find below. ...
Asked in Grammar, Moose, Plural Nouns, Nouns
Is the word moose singular or plural?
Moose is one of the words in English that the singular and the plural are the same word. Example sentences: A moose was standing near the edge of the trees. (singular) Two moose were standing near the edge of the trees. (plural) ...