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DIORAMA Video Shorts: Why Moose Fight

Ever wonder why moose fight? Explore the scene of one such animal throwdown in the wilds of Alaska with DIORAMA at The American Museum of Natural History. See the sights and hear the sounds of moose mating (yup, get ready for it) and find out who really calls the shots: the male moose or the female.

Includes interview with AMNH scientist and curator Ross MacPhee.

Producer/Camera/Editor: Tom McNamara. Designer: Ricardo E. Galvez.

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About PBS Diorama

DIORAMA is for science nerds, backyard explorers, animal enthusiasts and urban naturalists. It’s a series of digital shorts from the wondrous halls of The American Museum of Natural History, taking inspiration from the Museum’s classic dioramas and behind-the-scenes archive.


DIORAMA is an exploration of curiosity — where science, art and history all meet.


Produced by WNET’s Interactive Engagement Group in collaboration with The American Museum of Natural History and PBS Digital Studios.

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