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Wyoming game managers rescue young moose stuck in canyon


November 2, 2018

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming game managers have rescued a young bull moose that became trapped in a canyon where food was becoming scarce.

Wyoming Game and Fish Department spokeswoman Tara Hodges says after several weeks of monitoring by a wildlife biologist, staff used a crane from a nearby power plant to lift the moose from the Shoshone River canyon on Oct. 22.

The Cody Enterprise reports that the yearling moose was relocated to a more suitable area west of Meeteetse.

Hodges says biologists decided to intercede when the moose started to run out of available food and was getting "banged up"...

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