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DNR ends moose hunting season early after population drops

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Minnesota's moose hunting season is history.

After a dramatic drop in the moose population from last year to this year, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that it will not offer a hunting season this fall or consider future seasons until the population recovers.

DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr emphasized that the state's limited hunt is not responsible for the population decline.

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