Moose 1

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Title Moose 1
Common Name Moose
Scientific Name Alces alces
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Craniata
Class Mammalia
Order Artiodactyla
Family Cervidae
Genus Alces
Subject Mammals; Places; Nature sounds
Spatial Coverage Big Cottonwood Canyon (Salt Lake County, Utah); Wasatch National Forest (Utah and Wyo.); Salt Lake County (Utah); Utah
Creator Rice, Jeff
Media Rights Management Audio file copyright 2008, the Western Soundscape Archive at the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library, Use of this audio file is allowed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License;
Publisher Western Soundscape Archive; University of Utah
Date 2008-07-14
Type Sound
Format video/mp4
Digitization Specifications Compressed from .wav format to .mp3 format
Contributing Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112; Ecological and animal data provided by NatureServe. NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available
Description Several moose emerge from a small lake and walk close to a microphone
Photo Rights Management Photo by John J. Mosesso for USGS; public domain. Source:
Note Three moose were observed feeding in a small lake. The moose emerged from the lake and walked close to a microphone that was placed behind some brush approximately 20 feet from the water's edge. One moose vocalized; Temperature was 57 degrees Fahrenheit; Elevation was above 10,000 feet; Recorded using Sennheiser MKH 30 and MKH 40 microphones in an MS pattern to a Sound Devices 722 recorder with a 44.1kHz/24 bit sampling rate; Local Time: 7:45 AM
Species Range (Southwestern States)
Full Nature Serve Report
ARK ark:/87278/s6gh9x7r
Setname uu_wss
Date Created 2008-09-03
Date Modified 2011-03-28
ID 1117822
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