by Linda Blakeman
(Harlan, IN (USA))
Moose in Pinedale, WY 2016_08_21
We saw this moose in Pinedale, Wyoming on August 21, 2016. We thought he was probably young but would like your opinion. He was testy and ran toward us in a threatening way from across a field as we were taking pictures.
Update: The young bull moose was in a field in the middle of downtown Pinedale, WY and was standing a good distance from where we parked.
I was using a zoom lens and shooting between some bushes. But his head came up, and he looked straight at me for a few seconds, then came running toward me.
There was a barbed wire fence between us, but I jumped back in the car. He veered off then and began grazing near the fence but a little down from where I was.
Another couple was standing near where he stopped, and my husband and I approached slowly to join them. But the moose made a slight lunging move at us, and we all retreated.
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