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  • 'Dark forces' target refugee hunting scheme

    10/25/2014 5:47:17 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 8 replies
    www.thelocal.se ^ | 10/25/2014 | TT/The Local/pvs
    The Swedish hunting association runs a project to encourage young asylum-seekers to learn about hunting, a move which has proved controversial among some far right groups. "These young people have no connection to life in the Swedish outdoors and how we look at nature, such as the right of public access. Many come from countries where it is plain dangerous to be out in the nature," said Magnus Rydholm at the Swedish Association for Hunting and Wildlife Management (Svenska Jägareförbundet). The project has been running for six years and has never been more more popular with some 200-300 young people...
  • Maple Lake Couple Recovering after their Convertible Collides with Moose (MN)

    09/30/2014 7:34:28 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 8 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 9/30/14 | Jessica Miles
    A Maple Lake couple walked away from a major accident. Their convertible crashed into a moose. The accident happened on Highway 55 near a boat landing in Maple Lake Monday night Don and Terry OConnor say the moose popped up right out of the cattails and slammed into the small convertible. Im just thankful to be alive, Don said. I just remember a great, big, brown something, some sort of animal, coming toward the windshield, Terry remembered. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says moose of common up north, but it is very rare to see a moose in Maple...
  • No proof that elks get drunk

    09/28/2014 9:39:10 AM PDT · by skeptoid · 33 replies
    Radio Sweden ^ | Sep 24, 2014
    Swedish Radio Science News asked about a dozen researchers, and many say the 200-550 kg animals are simply too large to get drunk on the amount of fermented apples they are reported to eat. Professor Petter Kjellander, expert on wild animals at the agricultural university SLU, says that neither he nor the colleagues he asked has ever come across a test confirming high blood alcohol in an elk. Despite thousands of people all over the world reading about the aggressive "drunk" Swedish elks Petter Kjellander speculates the animals might simply be protecting their stashes of tasty fallen fruit. One elk...
  • North Dakota driver killed as car hits moose

    09/27/2014 7:22:03 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 32 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 9-26-14 | Forum News
    MICHIGAN, N.D. -- A Fort Totten man is dead and three children are hurt after the car they were in hit a moose late Monday night in northeast North Dakota. North Dakota State Patrol Sgt. Joe Knowski said the 2003 Chevy Cavalier was headed east on U.S. 2 about a mile east of Michigan about 10:05 p.m. when it hit the moose, which was in the middle of the highway. The Cavalier rolled numerous times before coming to rest on the south edge of the roadway, ejecting the driver and all three children, who are 10, 5, and 2, from...
  • Spokane Man Attempts to Pet Bull Moose in Cemetery, Big Trouble Ensues

    09/26/2014 8:20:06 AM PDT · by Rio · 37 replies
    Wide Open Spaces ^ | 9/23/2014 | Matt Alpert
    A Washington man was arrested on assault and drug charges after trying to pet a bull moose in a cemetery in Spokane over the weekend. On Sunday, a bull moose wandered into the Holy Cross Cemetery, attracting a crowd of onlookers. According to KXYL, Wildlife officers arrived on the scene and tried to disperse the crowd. Most everyone was cooperative. Everyone except for Joshua Patterson. Patterson, 33, tried to pet the moose even after officers ordered him not to. When an officer told Patterson he was under arrest, he refused to comply. Instead, he blew smoke in the officers face,...
  • Moose Sex Project aims to promote animal husbandry

    08/22/2014 6:46:37 AM PDT · by Loyalist · 22 replies
    Halifax Chronicle-Herald ^ | August 22, 2014 | Francis Campbell
    A Nova Scotia mainland moose checks out the surroundings. An additional 198 hectares of land is being added to protected holdings in the region connecting New Brunswick to Nova Scotia with the goal of making it easier for the mammals to migrate and find mates. (CONTRIBUTED) AMHERST The mighty moose. Large, gangly, antlered, awkward-looking twig eater. Amorous and sexy, not so much. But the so-called Moose Sex Project and the land conservancy that makes it possible were at the forefront of a land protection announcement at the YMCA in Amherst on Thursday. In terms of capturing peoples imaginations...
  • Woman Steals Sisters Husband... and Home

    08/15/2014 9:56:29 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Friday, August 15, 2014
    She claims her sister was in a relationship with her husbandAn elderly woman in Mpumalanga is homeless and single after her sister stole her husband and then sold her home, too, to a loan shark, When 77-year-old Evelyn Gumede discovered that her sister was in a relationship with her husband, she asked her to keep him, but little did she know what her sister planned, according to a report by newsbite website, quoting Dailysun as its source. Not only did she steal my husband, she also sold my house, Gumede was quoted as saying in the report. She had been...
  • Withdrawal from Occupied Obamacare

    08/08/2014 11:01:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 8, 2014 | Hank Adler
    The language of the Obamacare legislation is unambiguous: the monthly premiums for such month for 1 or more qualified health plans offered in the individual market within a State which cover the taxpayer, the taxpayers spouse, or any dependent (as defined in section 152) of the taxpayer and which were enrolled in through an Exchange established by the State under 1311 [1] of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act This language clearly and concisely provides that the Obama administration did not and does not have the right to provide subsidies to individuals enrolled in states that did not organize...
  • Musk ox invasion keeps Nome wildlife managers busy

    07/03/2014 11:39:53 AM PDT · by skeptoid · 3,578 replies
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | comJuly 2, 2014 | SEAN DOOGAN
    Nome is used to rowdy residents, but some relatively new transplants are making a real nuisance of themselves -- although unlike the colorful characters of the early 20th century gold rush days, these visitors have four legs, not two. Musk oxen are wandering into the city on the Seward Peninsula, and despite loud noises, water hoses and even a blow-up bear coated in ursine urine, they don't want to leave.
  • Swedish Cops Elect Not to Shoot 'Angry Elks'

    07/22/2014 5:44:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    After reports that wandering elks were scaring the public, police on the island of Frsn have decided not to open fire on the animals, but have urged locals to exercise caution instead. Swede killed after crashing into an elk (12 Jul 14) Curious elk breaks into house in Sweden (07 Jul 14) Kids flee as elk breaks into woodwork class (02 Jun 14) The authorities on the island in northern Sweden were flooded with calls from concerned members of the public saying that elks were roaming the streets of a residential area and terrifying people. Witnesses reported that two elks...
  • Monty Python live (mostly), review: poignant and predictable, but tremendous fun

    07/20/2014 5:53:47 PM PDT · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 31 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | 20 Jul 2014 | Ed Power
    Watching the livestream of Monty Python's last ever performance on GOLD, it was impossible not to experience a tingle of sadness. So this was it, the final performance by the most influential comedy troupe of all time. Forty-odd years since Monty Python's Flying Circus revolutionized television humour and unleashed a legion of surreal catchphrases John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Michael Palin departed the stage at London's O2 Arena to the strains of their darkly hilarious (or is it hilariously dark?) anthem Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life. Watching the swan-song was a 15,000 live...
  • Curious Elk Breaks Into House in Sweden

    07/07/2014 6:19:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    The Local ^ | 07 Jul 2014
    A walkabout elk wandered into a family house in southern Sweden, but after making itself at home the animal had to be put down due to grisly injuries sustained during the break-in. The elk was spotted walking around in a residential area of Helsingborg on Monday morning. It then proceeded to jump through a window and smash its way into a house, setting of an alarm in the process. Luckily nobody was home, as the family was away on holiday. Police were quickly on the scene and encountered the elk exploring the living room. A hunter was then dispatched as...
  • FDA Bans Wood from Cheese-Making; Industry Decries 'Devastating Development'

    06/11/2014 6:07:56 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 96 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | June 10, 2014 | Barbara Boland
    The Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Friday that it will not allow cheese makers use wooden boards to age their cheese - a ruling that would effectively wipe out artisanal cheeses.The FDA's ruling came to light after several cheese makers in New York were cited - despite state laws that allow the use of wood boards."Reports showed that the porous structure of wood made it susceptible to the colonization of bacteria on the surface and inside the wood," Monica Metz, the branch chief for the FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition's Dairy and Egg Branch, wrote...
  • Kids flee as elk breaks into woodwork class

    06/03/2014 1:15:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    The Local ^ | 02 Jun 2014
    Swedish school children fled their woodwork class on Monday when an elk broke in through a window and reacted violently when it found it couldn't get out. Monday afternoon was no ordinary school day for students at Srgrdsskolan, in Mlndal, western Sweden. Shortly after lunch, an elk calf entered though one of the classroom windows. The junior high school pupils beat a hasty retreat. "The elk felt cloistered in there in the confined space," regional police spokesman Thomas Fuxborg told The Local. "So when the children had locked themselves into the adjoining paint supply room, they could hear the elk...
  • Exhausted moose gets help from deputy in northern Minnesota

    05/23/2014 4:48:48 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 11 replies
    Pioneer Press/Forum News Service ^ | 5-22-14 | John Myers
    Sgt. Bernie Mettler has responded to a lot of calls in his 21 years as a St. Louis County sheriff's deputy, but until this week, never a moose rescue. Mettler was called to the north side of Aurora on Monday morning after reports from residents that a moose was on the loose and apparently unable to find its way back into the woods. "It looked like it came into the north side of town from the east ... and then got trapped,'' Mettler said. "There's a tall fence there that keeps people out of the old mine dumps and mine...
  • Two women walking dogs in Gilpin County attacked by a moose

    05/20/2014 7:04:57 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 31 replies
    The Denver Channel ^ | 05/19/2014 | By: Deb Stanley, Lindsey Sablan, Marc Stewart
    GILPIN, Colo. - Two women are hospitalized after being attacked by a moose. Jacquie Boron, 50, said she and her friend, Ellen Marie Divis, 57, were walking their dogs in Gilpin County, near Black Hawk, Sunday around 10 a.m. when they heard a noise behind them and the moose went after them. "All of a sudden I looked up and he was looking right at me and grunted and then charged, with his head down. He got me in the chest and that threw me back on the ground," said Boron. She said she tried to get up, but he...
  • Of Moose and Timesmen

    05/18/2014 8:50:19 AM PDT · by mojito · 6 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 5/17/2014 | Ed Driscoll
    By 2003, it was obvious that the New York Times had gone off the rails, between the firings of Jayson Blair for serial fabulism and Howell Raines for hiring him not to mention Raines obsession with the Augusta National Golf Club, while a slightly larger story was unfolding in America: 9/11, Afghanistan, Iraq, and the dawn of the Global War on Terror. But the clincher was the Moose. You remember the moose, dont you? "At a 2003 meeting to reassure hundreds of troubled and irate Times staff members that everything was under control, Sulzberger suddenly displayed a stuffed toy...
  • Moose puts schools in lockdown

    04/24/2014 4:05:44 PM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 35 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | April 24, 2014 | Nathan Taylor
    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...
  • So, I've been gone for a little while -

    04/11/2014 1:09:41 PM PDT · by Tennessee_Bob · 65 replies
    Self | Today | Tennessee_Bob
    How's everyone doing? Been a member for awhile, but it's been awhile since I was here. So, what's changed? Where's the beer and the single women?
  • Moose research flawed,expert tells court

    04/08/2014 5:58:18 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 19 replies
    The Telegram ^ | April 08, 2014 | Mark Rendell The Telegram
    Serious flaws have marred the provinces strategy to reduce moose-vehicle collisions, says wildlife expert Tony Clevenger. According to Clevenger, Newfoundlands moose control policy between 2003 and 2011 was based on flawed science. And the collision mitigation methods in place at that time public awareness campaigns, signs and brush cutting were ineffective and poorly managed. Clevenger, a Montana State University research scientist based in Alberta, testified Tuesday in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador as part of the ongoing class-action lawsuit involving moose-vehicle collisions. I can see no explanation why the Newfoundland Department of Transportation and Works has...
  • Fred Phelps Death Prompts Westboro Baptist Church To Protest His Funeral

    03/20/2014 10:38:34 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 27 replies
    Duffel Blog ^ | 3/18/2014 | Paul
    TOPEKA, KS On the same day that Fred Phelps body was found rotting in a chair in his upstairs office, members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church announced that they would be picketing his upcoming funeral. Phelps, born November 13, 1929, was the leader of the church an organization that practices a strange, anti-homosexual version of Christianity that has been known to protest at celebrity and military funerals. The pastors daughter, Shirley Phelps-Roper, was the first to discover the 83-year-olds body. We havent brought dad out to very many protests for a few years now, said Phelps-Roper. In...
  • Otter Mounts Bloody Rampage in Burger Bar

    03/12/2014 4:53:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    The Local ^ | 12 Mar 2014
    A wounded otter ran amok in a fast food restaurant in western Norway on Tuesday, terrorising the restaurant's owners and giving the wildlife officer sent to subdue it a nasty nip on the finger. Ouch! Crab grabs otter by the eyebrow (08 Aug 13) The animal, which appeared to have been hit by a ferry propeller, lurched breathing heavily into Skippys Fast Food in Molde, near lesund, a large gash on one leg and damage to its face. The restaurant's owner, Mohamed Rashed, rang the police in panic. "We did not know what kind of animal it was. I have...
  • Minnesota Mystery: Whats Killing the Moose?

    03/06/2014 10:57:01 AM PST · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    NY Times ^ | MARCH 5, 2014 | By BRENT McDONALD
    GRAND PORTAGE, Minn. For moose, this years winter-long deep freeze across the Upper Midwest is truly ideal weather. The large, gangly creatures are adapted to deep snow: Their hollow fur insulates them like fiberglass does in a house. And the prolonged cold helps eradicate pests that prey on moose, like ticks and meningeal worm, or brain worm. Yet moose in Minnesota are dying at an alarming rate, and biologists are perplexed as to why. Continue reading the main story Related Coverage Mark Keech, right, a research biologist, and Tiffany Wolf, a veterinarian, fitted a moose with a radio collar...
  • Pistol Defense Against Moose Attack

    03/01/2014 6:25:16 PM PST · by marktwain · 70 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 2 March, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    In this dramatic video, a snowmobiler is traveling along a remote snowmobile trail. A moose is blocking the trail, and the snowmobiler does everything they can to defuse the situation without bloodshed. They make considerable noise to warn the moose that they are there. Snowmobiles do not have a reverse, and the track is narrow and hemmed in by thick woods. To get off the snowmobile would make the snowmobiler much more vulnerable. In the deep, fluffy snow, he and or his machine are likely to bog down. Unknown to the viewer, a companion snowmobiler is coming up...
  • (Video) Moose on the Loose! Cantankerous Calf Attacks Biologist in Maine

    02/24/2014 3:52:51 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014 | Stephen Rex Brown
    Wes Livingston had collared and hog-tied the mad moose as part of a state-run tracking project.A biologist given the unenviable task of releasing a captured baby moose in Maine ended up on the wrong end of the angry animals hoof. Wes Livingston, a contractor working on a state-run moose project, captured the frightening encounter with the calf hed just netted and collared on head-mounted camera. The video filmed near near Jackman, Maine was posted on the Bangor Daily News. After freeing the creature it turned on Livingston, pummeling him with its hooves. He seemed to admire the mooses tenacity. You...
  • MOOSE ATTACKS WOMAN IN SMITHERS, BC

    02/15/2014 3:04:16 PM PST · by kingattax · 39 replies
    Sun News ^ | 2-15-14
    An agitated moose in Smithers, B.C., was caught on video attacking a bystander with its front legs. Laryne Gamble, who uploaded the video to Facebook on Feb. 12, wrote that she decided to pull over when she saw the animal standing on the side of the road. She said she wanted to record a snippet of the action because her sister-in-law had never seen a moose. The animal then started walking toward a woman who had passed by, kicking her from behind on the shoulder. Thats when the video cuts off. I really hope the lady is okay, Gamble stated....
  • Moose jumps from a height

    02/04/2014 8:12:10 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 33 replies
    liveleak.com ^ | 1-31-14 | Live Leak
    BORLNGE A confused and stressed moose was seen running around in the parking lot outside the shopping mall dome. Suddenly, the elk jumped over a high railing , fell to the ground and then died of his injuries.
  • Thomas Jefferson Needs A Dead Moose Right Now To Defend America

    01/29/2014 11:10:45 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    NPR ^ | January 16, 2014 | Robert Krulwich
    They were so young, the folks who invented America. James Madison, on July 4, 1776, was 25. James Monroe was 18, Alexander Hamilton, 21, Marquis de Lafayette, 18, Aaron Burr, 20, Betsy Ross, 24, Gilbert Stuart, 20. Ben Franklin, of course, was much older, grander and world famous. But he was the only one. Europeans, peering across the ocean at this new place this America wondered why, after 200 years, the American colonies (and now the new American nation) had produced no other men of Franklin's stature, no world class intellectuals, no military geniuses, no great poets or...
  • It got so cold so quickly in this Norwegian bay that it froze a bunch of fish swimming in it

    01/17/2014 6:27:39 AM PST · by Red Badger · 56 replies
    Yahooooooooo! ^ | January 14, 2014 6:25 PM | By Will Lerner
    The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation(NRK) has put up some striking photos of water off the coast of Lovund, a small island off of Norway. Though it was only -7.8C (18 F), a sharp eastern wind was enough to freeze a large quantity of fish in place. The translation tools used to understand NRKs article dont exactly remove all language barriers, but it seems that Aril Slotte of Havforskningsinstituttet, a marine research institute, believes that the fish might have been chased by a predator, and thats why there were so many grouped together that closely. Ingolf Kristiansen, who happened upon the scene,...
  • 'Swiss Cheese Pervert' arrested, cops say

    01/17/2014 2:15:04 AM PST · by Libloather · 57 replies
    NBC News ^ | 1/17/14 | David Chang, Dan Stamm, Kelly Bayliss
    Police say they have arrested the so-called Swiss Cheese Pervert, the man accused of using Swiss cheese to sexually proposition women in the Philadelphia area. Christopher Pagano was arrested at his home on Noble Street in Norristown on Thursday afternoon as part of a joint investigation between Philadelphia and Norristown Police, officials tell NBC10 Philadelphia. The 41-year-old has allegedly been spotted driving up to women and asking them if they would like to get paid to see him put Swiss cheese on his genitals.
  • Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan requested Bible in prison while awaiting trial

    12/30/2013 2:36:26 PM PST · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Fox News via AP ^ | December 30, 2013
    The former Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood made several requests of the Texas jail where he was held before he stood trial, including one for a copy of the Bible and another for the name of the company that made the cheese in his sandwiches.
  • Callers Help Officials Track Loose Moose in Eastern Iowa

    12/08/2013 7:57:17 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 12 replies
    KCRG ^ | 12-7-13 | AP
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  • Two men save shark from choking on moose {A TWO-FER: Sharknado + MOOSE}

    11/27/2013 9:40:12 AM PST · by Red Badger · 46 replies
    http://www.myfoxdc.com ^ | 11-27-2013 | Staff
    <p>According to CBC.ca, two Newfoundland men saved a shark from choking on a moose.</p> <p>Derrick Chaulk was driving by the Norris Arm North harbor and thought he saw a beached whale. But when he went closer to investigate, Chaulk realized it was a Greenland shark.And it was choking.</p>
  • Would you eat cheese made from HUMAN FEET and ARMPITS?

    11/21/2013 1:18:51 PM PST · by Red Badger · 57 replies
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | PUBLISHED: 12:52 EST, 21 November 2013 | UPDATED: 13:07 EST, 21 November 2013 | By Rachel Reilly
    Scientists create stomach-churning delicacies using skin bacteria.............. It's long been known than a smelly pair of feet bears more than a slight resemblance to a block of ripe cheese, but scientists have taken this link to the next level. Experts have made the stomach-churning creations using bacteria from the human foot as well as a belly button and even an armpit. Scientist Christina Agapakis and scent expert Sissel Tolaas gathered microbes for their project 'Selfmade' which recently debuted at an exhibition about synthetic biology in Dublin. Ms Tolaas said on her website: 'Selfmade is a series of microbial sketches, portraits...
  • Moose hunter accidentally shoots man sitting on toilet

    10/30/2013 7:40:49 PM PDT · by BerryDingle · 16 replies
    Sky News ^ | 30 Oct 13 | Sky News
    A moose hunter in Norway accidentally shot a man who was using the toilet. According to News.Sky.com, the rifleman was aiming for a moose, but his bullet pierced a wooden wall of a vacation home behind the animal and struck the man. The man, in his 70s, was rushed to the hospital by helicopter and his injury was not thought to be life-threatening. The hunter was detained for questioning, News.Sky.com reported. The moose escaped unharmed.
  • Sitting Target: Norwegian Hunter Misses Moose But Bags Man in Cabin Toilet

    10/26/2013 3:20:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    Guardian ^ | Thursday 24 October 2013
    Police question moose hunter after 75-year-old man survives shot to the stomach while answering call of natureA Norwegian hunter took aim at a moose but missed and accidentally hit a man sitting on the toilet in a nearby cabin, police said. The bullet whizzed past the animal, pierced the wooden wall behind it and struck the man, in his 70s, in the stomach, the force told public broadcaster NRK.
  • Hunter misses moose, shoots man on toilet

    10/25/2013 11:57:18 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 42 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10/24/2013 | Reuters
    OSLO - A Norwegian hunter took aim at a moose, but missed and accidentally hit a man sitting on the toilet in a nearby cabin on Thursday, police said. The bullet whizzed past the animal, pierced the wooden wall behind it and struck the man, in his seventies, in the stomach, the force told public broadcaster NRK.
  • These moronic hunters actually shot and killed a rare albino moose

    10/11/2013 6:25:01 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 276 replies
    My, don't they look proud. But after shooting this rare albino moose near Belle Cote in Nova Scotia last week and posting the pics to social media the trio has sparked considerable outrage, particularly among the region's Mi'kmaq indigenous community. These guys breached a kind of unwritten code of conduct that has also upset many in the hunting community.
  • Mikmaq people outraged after hunters kill albino Spirit Moose

    10/10/2013 8:37:14 PM PDT · by Kip Russell · 12 replies
    Guns.com ^ | Oct 9, 2013 | Brent McCluskey
    Hunters who killed an albino moose later admitted to making a mistake after being chastised by local aboriginal communities. The rare creature is considered to be a sacred symbol to the Mikmaq people, who call it a Spirit Moose, but according to Jim Hnatiuks, the owner of a hunting and taxidermy store in Lantz, Nova Scotia, the hunters had no idea. The hunters are saying, We wouldnt have shot the moose if we had known it meant that much, Hnatiuks told CTV News. After taking down the moose on their hunting trip in the Cape Breton Highlands, the hunters brought...
  • Boater tried to climb aboard swimming moose

    10/01/2013 10:15:49 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 28 replies
    TheChronicleJournal ^ | October 1, 2013 | staff reporter
    A man from Dryden and another from Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., have been fined a total of $2,500 after the Ministry of Natural Resources received complaints about boaters harassing a cow moose. Court heard that Dryden District conservation officers responded to public complaints on July 29 of people harassing a moose with their boat in Outlet Bay on Eagle Lake west of the city. Several witnesses provided evidence to the officers, including a video showing a boat circling a swimming moose.
  • 'Drunken' Elk Takes Park Swing for a Ride

    09/21/2013 2:56:26 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 16 Sep 2013
    The commotion kicked off on Monday when a resident of Vt in the Stockholm archipelago alerted police after finding an elk in the children's playground outside their house. "He had gotten his horns tangled in the chains and was stuck in the swing set," Ulf Lindgren of the Stockholm police told The Local. Officers alerted a local hunter, but the elk managed to free himself before the hunter arrived, taking the swing set with him. The swing was eventually found 250 metres from the playground. But the elk wasn't finished yet. "The elk actually went back to the garden, I...
  • Angry Moose Vandalizes Norwegian School

    09/10/2013 3:08:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mon Sep 9, 2013
    An angry moose, probably upset by its own reflection, smashed through the glass doors of a Norwegian school at the weekend. SNIP Eid believes the moose must have seen her own reflection in the glass door and charged towards it. SNIP
  • Canada mounting aggressive moose sex project

    08/29/2013 10:01:09 AM PDT · by wbill · 70 replies
    Bangor Daily News ^ | 6/27/13 | John Holyoke
    First, I apologize for using the words mounting and moose sex in the headline. It was a juvenile thing to do. I accept full responsibility. (And I still think it was funny). Now that the first mea culpa of the day is out of the way, in the immortal words of Salt-N-Pepa, Lets talk about sex. Not for you and me. For the moose. Earlier this week I learned that up north of the border along the boundary that separates the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia those wily Canadians are preparing for an influx of...
  • The King/Queen of Snark is..........

    08/06/2013 8:38:31 PM PDT · by Defiant · 103 replies
    Mindless ramblings ^ | 08/06/2013 | Defiant
    OK, I admit it. I love snark. I love a well-crafted one, and I love to try my hand at it. Perhaps too often, I will concede. You definitely don't want to be considered "too snarky". But I can't help it. It's just too much fun. When I see a headline that is just screaming out for snark, I jump on the thread, and all too often see that another Freeper has beaten me to my snark. Did you know that the plural of snark is snark. As in "I posted 5 snark today". Honestly. While I play at snark,...
  • Photographer Learns Why You Shouldnt Get Too Close to Wild Moose

    08/01/2013 7:51:47 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 28 replies
    PETAPIXEL ^ | Aug 01,2013 | Michael Zhang
    Norwegian photographer Arvid Strmnes learned a lesson earlier this week about why you shouldnt get too close to wild animals while trying to capture them on camera.
  • Climate change, ticks claiming moose

    07/28/2013 6:10:35 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 65 replies
    Concord Monitor ^ | July 28, 2013 | By ANNMARIE TIMMINS
    In 1950, New Hampshire was home to just 50 moose. Today, the count is near 5,000, but state biologists fear that climate change by way of winter ticks and other parasites is threatening the herd. Shorter winters are a problem for moose because they give ticks a leg up, said Kristine Rines-Wanker, moose project leader for the state Fish and Game Department. People have to recognize that the (climate) changes we are facing are not just changes in the Arctic. Its not just polar bears that are going to be affected. Hoping to get a better handle on...
  • Sheriff's Log [False Report of Dead Moose]

    06/25/2013 2:49:04 PM PDT · by matt1234 · 27 replies
    St. Maries Gazette Record ^ | June 19, 2013 | Unknown
    Monday, June 10. 8:17 p.m. A St. Maries man reported he had been watching a moose near his house for a few days. He said now though it looks like the moose is dead. He said it could be lying down, but he believes it is dead. The man called back later and said he got overexcited and that the moose was still alive.
  • Baby Moose Gets Ride In Canadian Mountie's Cruiser

    06/24/2013 10:54:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    UPI ^ | June 24, 2013
    A Canadian Mountie gave a possibly orphaned baby moose a ride in a cruiser to an animal protection group that is caring for it, the group's manager says. The calf, about 3 or 4 weeks old, drew a crowd Sunday along the Trans-Canada Highway near Appleton, Newfoundland, Bonnie Harris of the Gander Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, told the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. "The moose was crying out for its mom, but no sign of her," Harris saiid. "A couple of people from the Glenwood area had said that there were two moose hit in the last week...
  • Truck carrying fireworks hits moose on highway, shuts down road for 5.5 hours, lights up sky

    06/08/2013 3:11:12 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 42 replies
    National Post ^ | JUNE 7, 2013
    A truck carrying fireworks hit a moose near Wawa, Ontario, early Friday morning, shutting down the Trans Canada Highway for five-and-a-half hours and creating an impressive fireworks display as the truck burned.
  • Woman Injured by Moose Near Grand Lake Prompts Warnings

    06/06/2013 3:47:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    Denver Post | 06/06/2013
    Woman Injured by Moose Near Grand Lake Prompts Warnings