It's challenging for moose to find food in the depths of winter. Salt is a great source of potassium, calcium and magnesium. That's why moose often head to roadside salt pools to quench their nutrient needs. This, unfortunately, puts them at risk for accidents. 

The Wild Canadian Year

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The Nature of Thingies