Yes, we have quite a lot of moose. One of my neighbors actually smashed into one only 200 yards from this one two weeks ago. He was lucky to have slowed down prior to disvovering it. Still the moose ended up through his windscreen.
Reindeer country starts right north of me and I don’t risk hitting them unless I travel 100 miles or more further north.
I was under the impression moose and elk was the same.
I realise now I probably never seen what you call elk in real life.
This is what I found out:
" Is it an elk? Is it a moose? If you’re in Sweden, the answer is “BOTH”! The iconic, majestic forest dweller Alces alces is known as a moose in North America (actually the sub-species Alces alces americana) and an elk in Europe. The word elk, like the Swedish word älg (pronounced /elj/), is taken from the Latin alces. To make matters even more confusing, elk in North America is used for an entirely different animal – a kind of deer, Cervus elaphus, otherwise known as a Wapiti "