Maxamoose the moose! Moose, 'Alces alces', is found in the northern forests of North America, Europe, and Russia. Mosse are the largest member of the deer family. They are at home in the water and despite their staggering bulk, they are good swimmers. the moose is about 5-6 ft (1.7-2 m) tall at the shoulder. Only bulls (males) have antlers and they are shed yearly, then regrow. The largest recorded antler spread is over 6.5 ft (2.2 m).