“Moose are so tall that they prefer to browse higher grasses and shrubs because lowering their heads to ground level can be difficult.
In winter they eat shrubs and pinecones, but they also scrape snow with their large hooves to clear areas for browsing on mosses and lichens. These hooves also act as snowshoes to support the heavy animals in soft snow and in muddy or marshy ground.”
She was standing on this spot for a long while and fully aware we were there taking photos of her.
Photos were taken with Canon 18-300 mm lens at 1/400, f14, iso 1250 (auto), 300mm.