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Norwegian driver hits bear after trying to avoid moose
BBC Europe ^ | 16 August 2012

Posted on 08/16/2012 12:30:51 PM PDT by BlueDragon

A Norwegian driver who tried to avoid crashing into a moose hit a bear instead, a wildlife official said.

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The driver spotted the moose around midnight near Hanestad village and tried to steer around the animal, when a bear suddenly ran in front of his car.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Cheese, Moose, Sister; Miscellaneous; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: cheese; moose
Say cheese.
1 posted on 08/16/2012 12:30:57 PM PDT by BlueDragon
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To: BlueDragon

So he missed the moose, causing him to bear down on the bear.


2 posted on 08/16/2012 12:37:41 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: blam

IAS ping.


3 posted on 08/16/2012 12:43:40 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: BlueDragon
Wonder if the bear was chasing the moose?

Interrogate the moose!

4 posted on 08/16/2012 12:44:41 PM PDT by G Larry (Progressives are Regressive because their objectives devolve to the lowest common denominator.)
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To: DannyTN

“The moose managed to flee the scene unharmed.”


5 posted on 08/16/2012 12:46:40 PM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: G Larry
Interrogate the moose!


What about Squirrel?

6 posted on 08/16/2012 12:47:29 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: BlueDragon
Reminds me of this story from a year or two ago...


7 posted on 08/16/2012 12:48:06 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: BlueDragon

At least he bearly missed the moose.


8 posted on 08/16/2012 12:48:35 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: G Larry

He’s got some ‘spailin to do.


9 posted on 08/16/2012 12:52:27 PM PDT by BlueDragon (try looking on a beach somewhere? I dunno, but she aint here, that's for sure...)
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To: BlueDragon

See the løveli lakes...


10 posted on 08/16/2012 12:58:08 PM PDT by eCSMaster ('Nancy Pelosi is a DINGBAT.' - Gov. Sarah Palin)
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To: BlueDragon

"...but the bear was late, the moose escaped"

11 posted on 08/16/2012 1:00:09 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: BlueDragon

“The driver spotted the moose around midnight near Hanestad village and tried to steer around the animal, when a bear suddenly ran in front of his car.”

And then they sacked those in charge of the credits for the moose-vie . . .


12 posted on 08/16/2012 1:00:29 PM PDT by No Truce With Kings (Ten years on FreeRepublic and counting.)
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To: BlueDragon

A Møøse once bit my sister


13 posted on 08/16/2012 1:03:43 PM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: eCSMaster

my sister once married a moose.....


14 posted on 08/16/2012 1:03:50 PM PDT by joe fonebone (I am the 15%)
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To: BlueDragon

Was his sister anywhere to be found?


15 posted on 08/16/2012 1:04:35 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: BlueDragon

If it's not one thing, it's another!

16 posted on 08/16/2012 1:09:39 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
What about Squirrel?


You right. Moose is stupid. Squirrel know everything

17 posted on 08/16/2012 1:12:42 PM PDT by BlueDragon (try looking on a beach somewhere? I dunno, but she aint here, that's for sure...)
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To: BlueDragon

Wow. A real life Kobyashi Maru.


18 posted on 08/16/2012 1:18:28 PM PDT by PA Engineer ("We're not programs, Gerty, We're People")
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To: colorado tanker
If it's not one thing, it's another!

Cow goes to new heights to flee bull's advances

19 posted on 08/16/2012 1:19:54 PM PDT by BlueDragon (try looking on a beach somewhere? I dunno, but she aint here, that's for sure...)
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To: BlueDragon

Møøse wøuld laik to rimaind yøu: Bear bytes can be nasti.


20 posted on 08/16/2012 1:23:42 PM PDT by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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To: Joe 6-pack
In a way, it's sort-of too bad in a way, that bear couldn't catch the wounded buffalo, since wildlife officers shot the buffalo the next day.

If they left it after shooting it, then the bear likely got a piece of it later, I suppose. The buffalo ending up experiencing a less traumatic end, with predators and scavengers getting some free meals.

21 posted on 08/16/2012 1:29:16 PM PDT by BlueDragon (try looking on a beach somewhere? I dunno, but she aint here, that's for sure...)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

Exactly!


22 posted on 08/16/2012 1:38:48 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Steyn: "One can argue about whose fault it is, but not ... whose responsibility it is: it's his")
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To: BlueDragon

A target-rich environment


23 posted on 08/16/2012 1:57:45 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: BlueDragon
Its 2012, the elections are in three months.
The US economy is at its lowest point since world war two.
Homosexuals have gay activists running both parties.
and...

“The Rocky And Bullwinkle Show” is still canceled.

Coincidence?

24 posted on 08/16/2012 2:13:14 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: BlueDragon

Bad Karma!


25 posted on 08/16/2012 2:14:14 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: MrEdd
Coincidence?

Indubitably

26 posted on 08/16/2012 2:20:39 PM PDT by BlueDragon (going to change my name to "Nobody" then run for elective office)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
Bad Karma!

The car itself wasn't much damaged. If it had hit the moose it would most likely have been much worse.

Article had no mention of the condition of the dogma.

27 posted on 08/16/2012 2:23:50 PM PDT by BlueDragon (going to change my name to "Nobody" then run for elective office)
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To: BlueDragon

LOL! I tried, but I couldn’t find a picture of that anywhere on the ‘Net.


28 posted on 08/16/2012 2:29:54 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: BlueDragon
A Norwegian driver who tried to avoid crashing into a moose hit a bear instead

I HATE it when that happens!

29 posted on 08/16/2012 2:50:26 PM PDT by libertylover (The problem with Obama is not that his skin is too black, it's that his ideas are too RED.)
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To: BlueDragon

The bear went over the mountain!
The bear went over the mountain!
The bear went over the mountain to see what he could see!

And all that he could see
And all that he could see
Was headlights.


30 posted on 08/16/2012 3:05:53 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: colorado tanker

Been looking for those sort of sites? We've herd about your type


31 posted on 08/16/2012 3:15:04 PM PDT by BlueDragon (going to change my name to "Nobody" then run for elective office)
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To: DuncanWaring
LOL.

If it's not one thing, it's another.

32 posted on 08/16/2012 5:45:21 PM PDT by blam
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To: BlueDragon

actually, I’d rather hit a black bear than a moose.

A moose has a high center of gravity, so that when you hit him, his body goes through the window and kills you.

The bear just crumples the front of the car.


33 posted on 08/16/2012 10:17:54 PM PDT by LadyDoc
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To: LadyDoc
I've never had occasion to collide with either.

From what I hear about the moose, I do think you are correct.

34 posted on 08/16/2012 10:20:55 PM PDT by BlueDragon (going to change my name to "Nobody" then run for elective office)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Revolting cat!; JoeProBono; Daffynition
The squirrel made him do it.


35 posted on 08/17/2012 9:06:48 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Only Obama put a dog on the roof of his mouth. Dogs are friends, not food.)
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To: DannyTN

The bear was taking a Schlitz. Hold muh beer...


36 posted on 08/17/2012 9:08:51 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Only Obama put a dog on the roof of his mouth. Dogs are friends, not food.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Hey Bullwinkle, what ya doing?
“I’m going to stand here in the road and warn that car that there is a bear over there.”


37 posted on 08/17/2012 9:19:34 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: windcliff; stylecouncilor

Driver misses moose hits bear instead ping.


38 posted on 08/17/2012 1:59:43 PM PDT by I Drive Too Fast
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