8:30 a.m., July 6)
moose rescued from backyard in Convent Glen
By Fred Sherwin
young moose is back in the wild in the Mer Bleue Conservation
Area after bein extracated from a backyard on Ste. Agathe
Park in Convent Glen on Wednesday.
Ottawa Police and NCC game wardens were called into rescue
the moose, estimated to weigh between 500 and 600 lbs,
after resident Leona Ritchie discovered it in her fenced
went and had a look and there he was. He looked almost
the size of a horse," Ritchie told a CFRA reporter.
is assumed that the animal jumed over Ritchie's fence,
and once in the yard was unable to jump back.
NCC game wardens used a tranquilizer gun to subdue the
moose befoe loading it on to a truck and transporting
it to the Mer Bleue Bog.
wayward moose stands idly by in a backyard
in Convent Glen. Al Ritchie Photo
story was made possible thanks to the generous support
of our local business partners.)
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