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Moose on the Loose in Vail

Posted by Larry Hoffer on Oct 6, 2015 4:53:36 PM

Moose have been a bit more common in Vail over the recent decade - but usually hanging around Gore Creek in town.   This past weekend, I discovered three moose (cow and two calves) hanging out on the front lawn of a multi-million home at the top of Potato Patch.  When we drove up the driveway to take a closer look, the owner of the home "busted us" and asked us to leave "his moose" alone.

After more than 34 years in Vail and experiencing all sorts of wildlife, I was treated to this face-to-face.  It's completely different experience than elk (which for those of you who don't live in Colorado will think is special).  These animals are truly beautiful and gigantic.

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