Video of Lady Petting Moose Becomes Viral; Biologists Warn of Dangers

Moose have been unusually hungry this year prompting them to appear more social in cities across the state. Officials warn that just because they are coming closer to people, it does not been they are becoming more domestic.

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by Megan Mazurek

Moose have been unusually hungry this year prompting them to appear more social in cities across the state. Officials warn that just because they are coming closer to people, it does not been they are becoming more domestic.
This video posted on You Tube has Fish and Game biologists warning people to not pet moose because it is dangerous.
The video shows a woman approaching a moose who is lying down.The large moose gets up after she touches his nose and she walks away.
Biologists say the large animals do not like to be petted and when agitated can kick in all directions including sideways.
As of Thursday, the video had been viewed 14,451 times.

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