Today, Estonia can boast with the optimal Moose population. The mating season lasts from late August until the early October. Males fight each other for the right of being the leading male. The leading male can inseminate up to seven females during the mating season. The gestation period is approximately 7.5 months and the calves are born in May. Usually there are 1-2 calves, in rare cases 3. Adult animals can weigh up to 300-500 kilograms, calves weigh around 100 kilograms. The natural enemies of the Moose are wolf and bear.
Moose can be hunted from September 15th to December 15th.
During the mating season ( from September 15th till end of September ) hunting is done by stalkin and imitating the voice of the female or male. From October hunting is doen by dogs.
In the evenings there is possibility to hunt from rooftops next to the feeding fields.
In 2017, more than 7000 elks were hunted in Estonia.
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