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A bull moose grazes on water lilies in the canoe country north of Ely. (File / News Tribune)

Minnesota endangered species list expanding

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Minnesota's beleaguered moose would be one of 67 animals added to the state's official endangered-species list under a proposal announced Monday by the Department of Natural Resources.


The moose, which has seen a dramatically declining population, would become an official species of concern on the new list -- the first major update to problem species in Minnesota since 1996.

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