Woman’s attempt to pet moose in Breckenridge caught on video | SkyHiNews.com

Woman’s attempt to pet moose in Breckenridge caught on video

Shelly Bradbury, Denver Post

A woman appeared to pet a wild moose in Breckenridge Thursday and seemed to escape injury, even though the moose kicked at her during the encounter, which was caught on video.

“Everyone was screaming at her to get out of there,” said Anna Stonehouse, an Aspen photographer who was visiting Breckenridge and recorded the woman’s actions Thursday.

In the 20-second video, a solitary moose is seen on a snowy sidewalk in Breckenridge when a woman walks up behind it and touches it. As bystanders shout at the woman to get away from the animal, she continues to approach it.

The animal then kicked at the woman with its front legs and the woman retreated.

“She smacked it on its butt and it blew my mind,” Stonehouse said. “Like who does that?”

Read more at DenverPost.com.

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