Moose Affected By Starvation And Poor Habitat

Posted: May 13, 2013 at 5:02 pm

With this years long winter and late spring, we spoke to Area Management Biologist Jeff Selinger with the Soldotna ADF&G about the impact this is having on the peninsula’s wildlife.

 

 

Selinger: We’re still seeing animals dying from starvation, things haven’t greened up yet so the animals didn’t make it through the winter in very good condition and they’re having a tough time right now.

 

We asked Selinger what specific areas are seeing the worst habitat for wildlife.

 

 

Selinger: We’ve got documentation of numerous animals dying this year of starvation, in particular the north western end of the Kenai Peninsula and a lot of it is related to poor habitat conditions.

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One Comment to “Moose Affected By Starvation And Poor Habitat”

  • Sweetie says:

    Don’t forget thre main cause of decline………….Ford F-150′s and habitat destruction by the huge increase in human population.

    Surprised they didn’t blame it on the wolves and bears.

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