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Moose visits central Riverton neighborhood; tranquilized and relocated

Nov 4, 2016 From staff reports

Local police and game managers spent two hours chasing a large bull moose around Riverton on Thursday afternoon.

It was the first moose that's ...


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A bull moose roamed around a daycare on East Monroe Avenue in Riverton while children watched from inside Thursday afternoon. </p><p>
The animal was briefly cornered between two houses off East Adams Avenue before hopping several fences and </p><p>
fleeing south. The moose finally was tranquilized in the back yard of a house on Kinnikinnick Drive. It's the first confirmed moose sighting in central Riverton in at least 20 years.</p><p>
Photos by Dan Bendtsen

A bull moose roamed around a daycare on East Monroe Avenue in Riverton while children watched from inside Thursday afternoon.

The animal was briefly cornered between two houses off East Adams Avenue before hopping several fences and

fleeing south. The moose finally was tranquilized in the back yard of a house on Kinnikinnick Drive. It's the first confirmed moose sighting in central Riverton in at least 20 years.

Photos by Dan Bendtsen


A bull moose roamed around a daycare on East Monroe Avenue in Riverton while children watched from inside Thursday afternoon. </p><p>
The animal was briefly cornered between two houses off East Adams Avenue before hopping several fences and </p><p>
fleeing south. The moose finally was tranquilized in the back yard of a house on Kinnikinnick Drive. It's the first confirmed moose sighting in central Riverton in at least 20 years.</p><p>
Photos by Dan Bendtsen

A bull moose roamed around a daycare on East Monroe Avenue in Riverton while children watched from inside Thursday afternoon.

The animal was briefly cornered between two houses off East Adams Avenue before hopping several fences and

fleeing south. The moose finally was tranquilized in the back yard of a house on Kinnikinnick Drive. It's the first confirmed moose sighting in central Riverton in at least 20 years.

Photos by Dan Bendtsen

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