Hiker saw Seemingly peaceful mousse I started shooting during the walk — then it turned around and charged, a video show.
A person walking towards a lake in Clear Creek County, Colorado, stopped to shoot a video of an elk, state wildlife officials said.
“This video is an example of how close you are to elks and how quickly they can decide to charge you,” Colorado Parks and Wildlife said on Twitter on Sunday.
Before that attitude changed quickly, Moose was concerned about his business. A video show where animals sprinted from behind a tree and rushed towards a hiker.
According to Parks and Wildlife, hikers not identified by wildlife authorities managed to escape the elk.
“Thankfully, no injuries occurred. He managed to hide behind a tree and the moose hit it,” said the wildlife authorities.
Moose attack in Colorado According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife, it is on the rise.They are so Protected animals And protect their territory and youth.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife has been aware of at least 15 elk clashes that have injured people since 2013. According to wildlife authorities, dogs were involved in almost all of these conflicts.
“When people, dogs, and defensive moose interact, there is a significant risk of serious injury to humans and pets,” wildlife officials said. “In addition, CPW officers act to protect civilians in wildlife conflicts, which can lead to the death of elk.”
Moose is a huge animal, Weight is 800-1,200 pounds. According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife, they can stand up to 6 feet high.they “Very curious” And I want to check everything.
Wildlife officials said that if elk began to become aggressive, they could have relaxed their ears, raised their neck hair, and began to lick their noses. Hikers should keep their pets away and avoid animals with unusual behavior.
“If the moose behaves aggressively or starts charging, try running as fast as you can and placing large objects such as rocks, cars, and trees between you,” said a wildlife official. Stated. “Meousse encounters are very common, but moose causes few problems.”
Clear Creek County is 20 miles west of Denver.
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A frustrated elk repeatedly thrusts and moves a car with his head, Colorado video show