Skip to comments.2 Alaska girls injured by stampeding moose
Posted on 05/29/2012 2:52:16 PM PDT by TurboZamboni
2 Alaska girls injured by stampeding moose EAGLE RIVER, AlaskaPolice in Alaska say two girls playing in the street were injured when they were stomped by a moose. The Anchorage Daily News (http://is.gd/e69xTA) reports the girls, ages 11 and 6, were playing Monday when the moose chased them. Police in Eagle River say the girls ran to a nearby yard but the moose followed. Police spokesman Dave Parker says the 6-year-old was severely stomped on her back and arm. He says the older girl was struck by the collapsing playground equipment, and was treated and released at the scene.
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Did it bite her sister??
So Meghan McCain is in Alaska this week?
Uncooked moose can be dangerous. Note that this moose was a long time fixture in the area. But, wild is wild - and wild and dumb is worse.
I hope not. Time to call in either Monty Python or Sarah Palin with her rifle.
Joking aside, I hope the girls recover fully. I've been kicked and pushed by cows before, but have never encountered a moose.
People think of bears when the subject of dangerous Alaskan wildlife comes up, but moose injure way more people than bears do. At 1500+ lbs and surprisingly fast and agile, a moose can mess you up fast.
Longtime or not, now that it's attacked people, it needs to be cooked moose - pronto.
Yup, there's no "running serpentine" that will get you out of that mess. I've had them run along side my truck and they can easily go 30mph without breaking a sweat.
You Called??? Yes, Gouda or a nice Blue please!
Police spokesman Dave Parker says the 6-year-old was severely stomped on her back and arm.
Awwww. I can’t make fun of this :-(
I can’t either. I was going to make a Rosie comment but all I’m going to say is that I hope and pray that that little girl makes a full recovery.
Then she can grow up, learn to hunt and get some payback.
Like, *PING*, dudes.
Tread with care.
Every Freeper knows to prevent moose attacks, keep a wheel of cheese handy. Works everywhere south of the Mason-Dixon line.
They’re lucky to be alive.
Got a lot more respect for moose after watching this...
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