Tuesday, 24 September 2013

There's a moose loose aboot this hoose etc.

From The Daily Mail:

State wildlife officials have tranquilized a moose on the loose in suburban Denver.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers were called on Monday to capture the animal, which had been wandering the streets of Broomfield for weeks before it became a problem for residents.

The agency estimates the male moose is 3 years old and weighs about 1,000 pounds. KMGH-TV reports the animal was spotted wandering through residential neighborhoods [sic] and in and out of people's yards.

Wildlife officials say the moose caused no injuries or major damage and will be taken back to the Continental Divide, where it can find food and water.


It is not reported whether they caught it with a noose and/or whether they fed it some mousse or juice before turning it loose etc.

3 comments:

View from the Solent said...

Which raises the questions, why did it take weeks of wandering before it became a problem? How did its behaviour change?

Mark Wadsworth said...

VFTS, a moose walks through your garden once, it's a novelty. A moose tramples your back garden every day for weeks, it's a nuisance.

Graeme said...

once the moose starts eating the missus's bedding plants, it becomes a pest....and by heck do they poop!