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In a 2011 photo, a bull moose grazes on water lilies in the canoe country north

Text messages from moose? Minnesota DNR counting on it

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota researchers will soon get text messages from dead moose.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Friday it will conduct research aimed at better understanding the sharp decline in the state's moose population. Through a combination of GPS technology and implanted devices, researchers think they can get a quicker handle on the locations and causes of moose deaths.

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