A Moose for Jessica (Picture Puffins)

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9780140361346: A Moose for Jessica (Picture Puffins)

Here is the story that made headlines and captured hearts around the world--of the moose who came out of the Vermont woods and fell in love with a Hereford cow named Jessica. "Unique, fascinating, and delightful".--Kirkus Reviews. Full-color photos. An NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children.

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Grade 2-6 One October morning in 1986 a bull moose wandered out of the Vermont woods into a pasture where three beef cattle browsed. Two cows ran off immediately while the third stood her ground. Her reward was, for the next 76 days, the constant and thorough attention bestowed on her by the gentle but confused moose. The saga of the ``love-sick moose'' (as he was to be termed by national and international press) is well told in this photographic essay. The text weaves the natural history of moose into the story of the unusual ``courtship'' between species. It also tells the story of the people who became involved: the visited farmer's support and defense of the wild animal and the human response to the rare event. The text, based on the farmer's log, is supplemented by over 50 quality, full-color photographs. A book that is funny and touching, and full of reverence for nature. Catherine Wood, Shelburne Museum, Vt.
Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc.

From Publishers Weekly:

A Hereford cow falls for a moose in Vermont, and truth once again proves stranger than fiction in this captivating tale of a zoological odd couple. All ages.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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