Mainland Moose in Cumberland Co. Photo by Ken Adams, Nov 1, 2020

There are two distinct populations/genetic lines of moose in Nova Scotia:
– the Mainland Moose; these are Eastern Moose (Alces alces subspecies americana)
– the Cape Breton Moose; these are Northwestern Moose (Alces alces subspecies andersoni)

There are controversies surrounding both of them.

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Cape Breton Moose

Mainland Moose