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Moose population declines by 50%, threatening tourism industries

Tree cover is essential for moose to stay out of sight of predators and hunters. Clear cutting is being blamed for a major decline in moose populations around B.C. in recent years. (Photo submitted to CBC by Mona Ayer)

There has been a dramatic decline in the number of moose around northern British Columbia. This has big implications for industries built around the iconic animal.

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