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David Kasten

Albino Moose

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Pic was taken in ft. john british columbia,has anybody seen an albino moose or deer in person?

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I saw an albino deer many years ago up north when I was a young whipper snapper.

Cool looking Moose.

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Only in pictures. That Moose looks amazing.

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I've seen three albino deer over the years.

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I have seen a couple piebald whitetails but that moose looks cool.

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Very cool looking Moose. I have seen 2 albino's in the Mille Lacs area.

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you can consider yourself pretty lucky if you have. Spent many long days in the woods up that way and never seen anything like it.talk about some useful camoflauge..

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I think moose are pretty dang cool animals just in general. My friend moved to alberta and iv been up there a couple times to visit him and we go camping for a week in Bristish Columbia everytime i do and its pretty nice country side up that way.

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Last summer Rod and Gun and myself spotted a albino deer in Two Harbors...........haven't seen it again, so I hope it is still out there.

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I have only seen one moose in my lifetime. I was driving on the Gunflint with my wife looking for moose. We drove all the way up and we started heading back when we turned a corner and there was a huge cow about 20yds in front of my car eek.gif. Coolest thing I have ever seen! grin.gif

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it is illegal in minnesota to harvest an albino deer is it not?

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I am not sure. I don't think it is. I remember seeing a pic of a person that harvested one probably a couple of years ago NW of Mille Lacs Lake.

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We saw an albino deer in one of the state parks by Mille Lacs it was a little doe, pretty cool to see though.

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Those pics are amazing. Thanks for sharing. The locker plant in St.Joe has a full body mount of a albino doe laying down in a glass encasement that is pretty cool also. Was shot near St.John's university just down the road.

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yeah, they were sent to me by a buddy living in alberta.

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 Quote:
it is illegal in minnesota to harvest an albino deer is it not?

As long as it has a spot (dime size even) of brown, it is not considered an albino and can be taken. That's my understanding anyway.

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there is not a law protecting albino deer in the state of MN....wisconsin on the other hand there is a law preventing you from shooting an albino

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It is not illegal to kill an albino deer in minnesota. Actually i have heard that they would like to see them killed. They are Genetic Defects. A person in our party killed an albino last year. we saw it maybe twice in the summer before season.

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Not one, but two ! Truly amazing ! These animals were photographed just north of the Wisconsin border on a highway near Marenisco , MI .

Once in awhile there is an opportunity to take in a piece of nature that you may never see. In these days of unrest and turmoil it is great to see that Mother Nature can still produce some wondrous beauty.

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I had a customer send me a picture two years ago of a black deer, harvested in wisconsin.

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nice pics onthejob. does anybody have a picture they'v taken personally?

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A few more from the same email forward...

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Rest of pics from e-mail:

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Never taken a pic myself.

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Great pics! It IS NOT ILLEGAL to harvest an albino deer in Minnesota. It is, however, illegal to harvest an albino deer in Wisconsin as they are protected.

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UMDSportsman- Where do you hunt? I see you said someone harvested an albino in your party, just curious as to where as I see you have two towns listed. Thanks!

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