Moose on the Loose Lands in Window Well

Moose on the Loose Lands in Window Well


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(KSL News) -- Salt Lake residents have had several run-ins with moose lately, but nothing like what happened this afternoon.

Moose on the Loose Lands in Window Well

Mike Roach, Division of Wildlife Resources: "We shot it with the dart. It ran over to a person's home and fell down the window well."

Division of Wildlife Resources officers shot a wandering female moose with a tranquilizer. She stumbled across the street and into a window well.

Manpower alone couldn't lift her, so the officers borrowed a backhoe and strong harnesses from Hogle Zoo.

They shot the moose again with a reverse tranquilizer and drove her to American Fork Canyon.

Moose on the Loose Lands in Window Well

The moose lost some hair from scraping against the house, but otherwise she is not injured.

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