|1) a Maple-leaf headed beaver||2) a moose||3) a multi-colour owl|
|4) a porcupine with multi-color quills||5) a raccoon||6) twins wearing hats|
According to Sweden's edition of The Local, the elk was grazing on fermenting apples that had fallen off the tree, and became a bit drunk; a common phenomenon. What happened next is anything but: the elk decided to eat the apples located higher up in the tree, and began to climb it. The majestic, antlered creature became entangled within the tree's limbs, and required assistance from rescuers to get back onto terra firma.
Two amusing stories off the newswire that I felt were worth sharing. Both from a week ago or so...
Moose Narrowly Escapes Halloween Goblins in Terror
Swingset Attacks Area Moose, Suffers Consequences
This article on Yahoo tells how a hunter in the Yukon Territory got the surprise of his life when shooting a moose which he thought was male. Upon further examination however, he learned this was NOT the case...
I can only wonder if this moose escaped from one of the MUCKs? :-)
CBS News reports that a 1500-lb bull moose decided to beat the heat by hopping into a Spokane family's back yard pool. Although the pool owner was startled, he did manage to snap a photo before the moose exited the pool and hopped over the fence to leave, presumably refreshed. You can see the photo here.