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2005-06-04 10:35:00

KENAI NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, Alaska -- As soon as biologist Tom Lohuis set the food down, four moose began stomping around in their stables, letting out occasional guttural moans. It was time for the animals' final experimental meal in a five-day project that is part of a broader study examining the nutritional costs of moose procreation. "Hey, hey, hey," Lohuis said as 7-year-old Melody shoved her snout into the dish. "They know exactly what's coming." The project took place at Kenai...

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2005-05-27 15:40:00

KENAI NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, Alaska --- The moose were impatient for their supper. As soon as the four ungulates saw biologist Tom Lohuis, they began stomping around in their stables, letting out occasional guttural moans. It was time for their final experimental meal in a five-day research project carried out next to Lohuis' log-cabin office. "Hey, hey, hey," he said as 7-year-old Melody shoved her snout into the dish as soon as he set it down. "They know exactly what's coming." What...


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