Bull moose are a common sight in Alaska, especially in the boreal forests and tundra regions of the state. These majestic animals can weigh up to 1,600 pounds and have antlers that can span up to six feet across. Bull moose are known for their impressive size and strength, as well as their distinctive calls during the mating season. They are herbivores and primarily feed on leaves, twigs, and aquatic vegetation. During the fall, bull moose enter the mating season, also known as the rut, where they compete with other males for mating rights. The rut is a spectacular sight to witness, as bull moose will engage in elaborate displays of dominance and aggression. While they are typically not aggressive towards humans, it is important to give bull moose plenty of space and respect their wild nature when encountering them in the wild.
This medallion is part of our “Tracks” series which shows many of Alaska’s creatures and the tracks they leave. It is available in golden bronze, 1 oz .999 fine silver, 1 oz single gold relief (24k plating on the front of the silver coin) and 1 oz double gold relief (24k gold plating on both sides). It is similar in size to a silver dollar and comes packaged in an airtight container and handsome gift box. The reverse features our popular “Land of the Midnight Sun” design.