A Growing Boy by George Cousins

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I’m not an expert by any means, but I think this moose is fairly young.He’s still a big fellow, and perhaps a little cautious about people pointing strange little things at him. We came across him on the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada. The park contains a spectacular variety of scenery and is one of the outstanding tourist attractions of Canada.

Sept. 7, 2008, Fjui S100FS camera


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  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenalmost 5 years ago

    Great capture and find George……yes he is a young one but still they are huge !!

  • They sure are! We’ve found some on every trip to C.B. but I think this one was the biggest. Would have liked to see him in a clearing with his legs showing.

    – George Cousins

  • Stan Wojtaszek
    Stan Wojtaszekalmost 5 years ago

    A big boy and still growing !
    Nice shot, George. :)

  • Thanks Stan..that title popped in my mind while I was watching him and somehow I remembered it..lol!

    – George Cousins

  • toriyule
    toriyulealmost 5 years ago

    how cool to come across a moose! great shot

  • Thanks Tori, it’s always a joy to find one of these great animals, they’re usually pretty shy.

    – George Cousins

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyalmost 5 years ago

    Great shot, George. I’m always amazed at the size of these guys. We had a young cow in the fields near work for a couple of days quite a few years back and we could get quite close. Got quite a few shots of the beautiful girl!

  • Angie66
    Angie66about 3 years ago

    wow awesome shot

  • Thanks Angie, it was one of those really unexpected encounters!!

    – George Cousins

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