Showing its stripes



A very rare “zebra” moose was spotted browsing along Highway 502 early yesterday morning. As seen in comparison to its dining companion, this moose is considerably larger than average. An MNRF biologist contacted by the Times confirmed that these magnificent animals (Alces alces striated) can grow to be at least a third larger than regular moose. Opinions are divided as to whether its camouflage will help or hinder it once the snow goes away, but anti-hunting advocates are hoping the moose has enough sense to go deeper into the woods for its own safety.