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Moose puts schools in lockdown
Toronto Sun ^ | April 24, 2014 | Nathan Taylor

Posted on 04/24/2014 4:05:44 PM PDT by Squawk 8888

ORILLIA, Ont. -- Local students were ordered to stay in their classrooms Thursday while emergency crews dealt with a 600-pound threat -- a female moose, estimated to be about two years old, which had made her way onto a property near Monsignor Lee Catholic School and Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary Schools.

"How Canadian is that?" Tyler Evans said upon learning a moose was behind the safety precaution.

"In the States they're getting locked down because of bomb threats, and we're getting locked down because of a moose," the Patrick Fogarty student said.

The schools were put in hold-and-secure mode, meaning they were told to stay put but not ordered to lock down the school.

Police closed roads in the area and asked the Ministry of Natural Resources for assistance, ministry spokeswoman Jolanta Kowalski said.

MNR staff tranquilized the moose and relocated it to the Swift Rapids area about 30 km north of the city, Petryshyn said, noting the moose was up and running shortly after it was released.

"This is a first for me," said Patrick Fogarty principal Andy Sendzik.

He said his school was in hold-and-secure mode for about an hour.


TOPICS: Canada; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: cheese; moose; moosebites; sister

1 posted on 04/24/2014 4:05:44 PM PDT by Squawk 8888
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To: Squawk 8888

What’s the plural of “moose”?


2 posted on 04/24/2014 4:06:55 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Slings and Arrows; Clive; exg; Alberta's Child; albertabound; AntiKev; backhoe; Byron_the_Aussie; ..
To all- please ping me to Canadian topics.

Canada Ping!

3 posted on 04/24/2014 4:07:19 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: Squawk 8888
A room with a moose...


4 posted on 04/24/2014 4:08:42 PM PDT by null and void (...if you are too sure of your place in heaven you might be too arrogant to actually get there.)
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To: Squawk 8888

A moose once bit my sister.


5 posted on 04/24/2014 4:08:46 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: null and void

here we ‘shelter in place’ ...there they ‘hold-and-secure’.


6 posted on 04/24/2014 4:10:01 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: Squawk 8888

Better a moose than moose limbs.


7 posted on 04/24/2014 4:10:10 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: ilovesarah2012

mooses moosii ?


8 posted on 04/24/2014 4:14:54 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Squawk 8888

Sisters or cheese involved?


9 posted on 04/24/2014 4:15:06 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: TurboZamboni

Mynd you, møøse bites Kan be pretti nasti.


10 posted on 04/24/2014 4:17:48 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: NormsRevenge

Meese? Miice?


11 posted on 04/24/2014 4:18:45 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Squawk 8888
I never realized how fast and deadly a female moose could be until I saw video of this poor guy get kicked to death:

AP , Associated Press Jan. 10, 1995 1:21 PM ET ANCHORAGE, ALASKA ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) _ A man was stomped to death at the University of Alaska by a moose that was being harassed by students as it roamed the campus with its calf.

The animals were outside the gym when 71-year-old Myong Chin Ra arrived on Monday to use the sauna. ``He tried to just kind of slip by them,'' said campus police Officer Jim Milne, ``but that didn't work.''

The moose charged, and Ra ran toward a clump of trees. He fell on a slippery walkway, said Shane Harvey, a student. ``She'd get on her front legs and kick with her back legs,'' Harvey said. ``He probably got stomped about a dozen times.''

12 posted on 04/24/2014 4:21:19 PM PDT by Capt. Tom (Don't confuse U.S. citizens and Americans. They are not necessarily the same. -tom)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Michelle

of course


13 posted on 04/24/2014 4:22:32 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: AlmaKing

ROFL


14 posted on 04/24/2014 4:26:52 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Squawk 8888

Moose can be series if looking for cheese.


15 posted on 04/24/2014 4:29:19 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

> What’s the plural of “moose”?

Moose and Squirrel.


16 posted on 04/24/2014 4:29:46 PM PDT by glorgau
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To: ilovesarah2012

What is the Ojibwa word for Moose?


17 posted on 04/24/2014 4:30:23 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

the typical Obama supporter thinks that Moose is a type of dessert.


18 posted on 04/24/2014 4:31:35 PM PDT by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: Squawk 8888

Assault Mooses are banned in NY State under the SAFE MOOSE ACT which restricts mooses to only one -10-point antler.
The SAFE MOOSE ACT was signed into law by Gov. CUOMOOSE


19 posted on 04/24/2014 4:53:31 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: Squawk 8888

It’s not really so Canadian without the polar bears. Southern Ontario needs polar bears.


20 posted on 04/24/2014 5:00:48 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Squawk 8888

Heh...uh, Orillia—northern Ontario, too...or the middle, or something. Never mind. ;-)


21 posted on 04/24/2014 5:02:59 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: NormsRevenge

It’s definitely meese. it only makes sense. A goose is a goose, but many are geese.


22 posted on 04/24/2014 5:34:10 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: familyop

Thousands of polar bears lol, and cameras to record the fun!

I’m ashamed to admit that watching terrified liberals run amok trying to evade bears and in general having not a clue and not a gun would be entertaining to say the least lol.


23 posted on 04/24/2014 5:37:40 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: Capt. Tom
That man was blind, he never saw the moose. Moose will usually leave you alone, but when they decide to be aggressive, they can be deadly.

I had a cow walk out of the brush within ten feet of me while hunting (bulls). I sat VERY still and she never saw me. She knew something was up because she kept looking my way. She was eating in a pond and finally decided she had some place to be, and left.

I wasn't afraid, but I did not take my eyes off her, either.

24 posted on 04/24/2014 5:55:51 PM PDT by snowtigger
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To: ilovesarah2012

Technically the plural is moose: like deer and sheep the singular is also the plural. That said, meese works for me.


25 posted on 04/24/2014 6:19:31 PM PDT by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G.K. Chesterton))
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To: Squawk 8888; Slings and Arrows; Daffynition; JoeProBono
Moose bites can be rather nasty.


26 posted on 04/24/2014 6:25:41 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: Squawk 8888

Was it just moose, or was it moose and squirrel?


27 posted on 04/24/2014 6:27:50 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: a fool in paradise


28 posted on 04/24/2014 6:42:04 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Smokin' Joe
What is the Ojibwa word for Moose?

Mooz

29 posted on 04/24/2014 6:50:08 PM PDT by JDoutrider
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To: Bulwyf

Heh. Agreed. On the CO Rockies, we have some predators (gobs of cougars and coyotes around my place, a few black bear) but not as many kinds as AB (no wolf packs here). Not many moose. There are a few moose within a few miles now, around a nearby canyon.

BTW, were moose made from spare parts or somethin’? They just look wrong, somehow, to my Yankee eyes—worse than elk!


30 posted on 04/24/2014 7:24:59 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: familyop

Moose are ugly, I think God just got bored making stuff and closed his eyes lol.

We have a lot of big monsters up here, and they’re vicious. It’s best to take boomsticks when you leave the house.

We have grizz, and black bears, wolves, well you name it.

I’d like to conduct a social experiment. I’d like to airdrop a few hundred leftists into the wilderness around here and monitor their activities. It’s all in the name of science of course. heh.


31 posted on 04/24/2014 7:34:55 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: a fool in paradise
Was the moose named Morris-*etta*?


32 posted on 04/24/2014 7:40:57 PM PDT by Daffynition (I stand with the Bundy Family!)
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To: Squawk 8888
Honest Miss Smith...I can explain...the moose ate my hhomework.


33 posted on 04/24/2014 7:44:17 PM PDT by Daffynition (I stand with the Bundy Family!)
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To: Bulwyf

It this what happens at *ice-out*?


34 posted on 04/24/2014 7:48:09 PM PDT by Daffynition (I stand with the Bundy Family!)
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To: Squawk 8888

We had stay inside when every there was a bear a siting. And the time we found a some ammo on the playground the teacher took it away.


35 posted on 04/24/2014 7:51:24 PM PDT by ThomasThomas (Some learn from others... The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.)
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To: Hieronymus

Yeah, I like meese, too. LOL


36 posted on 04/25/2014 3:41:45 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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