Latest Moose News

Alaska firefighters help rescue a moose trapped in a home

Nov. 23, 2022 01:24 AM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Firefighters in Alaska got an unusual request for assistance last weekend from the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, but it wasn't your mundane cat-stuck-in-a-tree situation. “They were looking for some help getting a moose out of a basement,” said Capt. Josh...

Idaho finds another deer with chronic wasting disease

Oct. 24, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The first confirmed case this year of chronic wasting disease has been detected in a deer in Idaho County in north-central Idaho, state wildlife officials said. Idaho Fish and Game on Friday said a white-tailed deer found dead along the side of the road tested...

Dogwalker discovers errant alligator roaming rural Idaho

Oct. 21, 2022 20:23 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — It's not uncommon for Idaho wildlife officials to be called for help when a moose, mountain lion, black bear or other wild animals wander into one of the state's rural communities. But Idaho Fish and Game officials are asking the public for help with a...

Moose back on the loose after rescuers free it from fence

Oct. 01, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

BARKHAMSTED, Conn. (AP) — A moose is back on the loose in Connecticut after some quick-acting rescuers helped to free it from a fence. The Connecticut State Environmental Police received a call at around midnight about a moose stuck in Barkhamsted, northwest of Hartford. Local...

Constipated scorpions, love at first sight inspire Ig Nobels

Sep. 15, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The sex lives of constipated scorpions, cute ducklings with an innate sense of physics, and a life-size rubber moose may not appear to have much in common, but they all inspired the winners of this year’s Ig Nobels, the prize for comical scientific achievement. Held...

Moose seriously injures archery hunter in Colorado

Sep. 14, 2022 14:37 PM EDT

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities say an archery hunter sustained life-threatening injuries when he was gored and trampled by a moose in a remote area west of Fort Collins. The rare moose attack happened Tuesday as the adult male hunter prepared to shoot the animal...