Maine State Animal
Adopted by the State Legislature of 1979
The Maine state animal is the moose, which can grow to be 7 feet tall, weighing close to 2 tons. Although they may appear to be slow and clumsy, moose can run about 30 miles per hour
Moose prefer water plants for food. They can swim for up to two hours at a time, and have been known to dive as deep as 18 feet while feeding.