8 September 2016

Moose Babies

Found lying next to the body of their dead mother, these local moose twins were Earthfire’s first rehabilitation story. It took a whole community to gather enough fresh willow to feed them as they rapidly grew.


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Two baby moose nuzzling each other's noses

Earthfire Institute is a licensed Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. We take in native injured and orphaned wildlife native to Idaho and work closely with Idaho Fish and Game. Learn more about our wildlife rehabilitation efforts here. In June a local rancher, Charlie Cook, came across the body of a female moose 150 feet or so off the road. She had apparently been hit by a car and dragged herself off the road before she collapsed and eventually died. As he investigated her body he saw a movement out of the corner of his eye. A tiny moose baby, perhaps a week old. He called for help and with several neighbors were able to catch him. One of the neighbors, Brent, had goats and offered to care for...

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