Moose vs Reindeer: What Are 8 Key Differences?

This article will examine the major differences between moose and reindeer, including their appearance, characteristics, habits, and habitats. Let’s go!

Size

Moose can weigh up to 1800 pounds and grow to be 6 feet long from hooves to shoulders. Male reindeer reach a height of 28 to 53 inches from hooves to shoulder and a length of 4 to 6.8 feet.

Colors

A reindeer’s color ranges from virtually black to white. A black reindeer is called “musikki,” a light-colored reindeer is called “suivakko,” and a white reindeer is called “valkko.”

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