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Tyred moose has birthed a calf

  1. Jun 22, 2013 #1

    arildno

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    Tyred moose has birthed a calf!!

    During last Winter, a moose cow was observed who had a car tyre stuck around its neck. (Pictures in link)
    Now, she has birthed a calf, but troubles are looming on the horizon:

    Ms. Tyra Moose and her calf has been placed on top of list for animals to be killed during the Autumn moose hunt.

    http://www.nrk.no/nordland/na-har-dekkelgen-fatt-en-kalv-1.11094973
     
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  3. Jun 22, 2013 #2

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    What!!??? :cry:
     
  4. Jun 22, 2013 #3

    arildno

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    Yes, they made a couple of desultory attempts to sedate her during Winter, but didn't come close enough.

    NOW, they are arguing that they might disturb/break up the mother/child relationship if they try to sedate her.

    Hence, more merciful to kill'em both, don't you think? :devil:
     
  5. Jun 22, 2013 #4

    Evo

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    That's horrible! It's moose abuse! :cry:
     
  6. Jun 22, 2013 #5

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    It looks like it can live with the tyre, why do they have to kill it?
     
  7. Jun 22, 2013 #6

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    I don't think it is a matter of "having" to kill. I understand they do kill some part of moose population each year to limit the numbers - and animal with a tyre on the neck is definitely a better target than the one without a tyre.
     
  8. Jun 22, 2013 #7

    arildno

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    They have a quota on 23 moose to be killed up there, I'm sure it will be an extra thrill for the hunters who gets to lay down Tyra.
     
  9. Jun 22, 2013 #8

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    Why not send them to Moose Land? :cry:
     
  10. Jun 23, 2013 #9

    arildno

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    At the very least, we should require that Inspector Moose investigates the case, and endeavours to find out the truth behind this.
     
  11. Jun 23, 2013 #10

    Danger

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    Moose are delicious, and much leaner than cattle.
     
  12. Jun 23, 2013 #11

    arildno

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    I wouldn't want bits of that tyre in my moose stew, though.
     
  13. Jun 23, 2013 #12

    MarneMath

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    Not an issue, I have every confidence that my wife could take down that moose without hitting the tire :).
     
  14. Jun 23, 2013 #13

    drizzle

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    GEEE people, what are you talking about! *happy thoughts-happy thoughts*
     
  15. Jun 23, 2013 #14

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