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This is a clip of a guy I know and work with named Darren Pearson. He gathered up the nerve to approach a moose in his yard and it turns out that the moose was pretty friendly. Offering 'her' an apple didn't hurt either.
As much as I would love to do something this, as I love animals, it is definitely not recommended to feed wildlife. This moose could be friendly to Darren and then unpredictably hurt the next person she comes across.
It's a cool clip, anyway.


Here is the second (longer) video he posted on Youtube.

Here is what happens when the moose just doesn't like you.

Unfortunately, we too often see moose at the last minute while driving at night. I've hit 2 moose while driving in the past 5 years. The first one I 'knicked'. That was a calf that only scraped the mud off the side of my car because I skimmed the back of his leg. No harm done. Moose was fine. The second moose I hit was with my truck at 6:30 in the morning on the way to work. We both ended up in the ditch. After the moose and I stared at eachother in shock for about 10 seconds, the moose got up and walked away, and I walked to the nearest unsuspecting house to use a phone to call a tow truck.