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Wandering Moose Looks For Free Ride at the Calgary Train Station

Calgary Transit

Is it a coincidence this happened on World Animal Day?

Calgary Transit had a surprise visitor to their Tuscany LRT station October 4, as this strange fella ambled in on four legs without a stitch of clothing on. A young bull moose out for a midnight stroll wandered across the pedestrian overpass that connects the station to Crowchild Trail at 2:30 a.m., apparently in search of a ride out of town. Unfortunately, the first train doesn’t begin running until 5 a.m.

Residents of this Canadian city awoke to a stellar tweet from Calgary Transit that showed two images of the sauntering moose with the caption “#HappyWorldAnimalDay.” Yep, you guessed it—this moose happened to make an appearance on the day the world recognizes our wildlife!

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This story is very similar to one we shared with you last month, in which the Oakland CHP tweeted a pic of a deer walking across a toll bridge. You can read that humorous piece here.

Wildlife sure does show up in the most unusual of places sometimes.

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Wandering Moose Looks For Free Ride at the Calgary Train Station