Rare White Moose? Let's Shoot it, Said Norwegians.

A white moose was sighted in the forest of Østfold, Norway. Naturally, some Norwegians want to shoot it:

"It is surely entertaining to have an albino moose wandering in the woods but in purely breeding terms it is not right to let it live," Morten Brommdal, manager of the animal section at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at the University of Oslo told Moss Avis.

"That so many people want the white moose to live is an emotional issue. It is exciting to have such a rarity rustling around. But if it is spared we risk the moose's breeding qualities spreading. Soon we might two, three, four or five albino moose in these wooded areas, something which in the long run can weaken the herd," said Brommdal, who pointed out that an albino moose is really a kind of 'mistake'.

http://www.aftenposten.no/english/local/article1484132.ece - via Scribal Terror

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What characteristic in the white moose is bad for other moose to have? That is, what trait (besides coat color) is bad? [As has been said, a white coat in the winter is a protection.]
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