STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers launched a new program to track moose in Steamboat Springs.

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Last winter, a moose and her calf had to be relocated after they made a home at the Steamboat Ski Area.

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Wildlife officers are now putting GPS collars around moose to track where they go.

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The hope is to better understand the animals’ behavior so officers can minimize conflicts between the moose and humans.

LINK: Tips For Interacting With Moose

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