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Moose attack or needless slaughter? Video raises ethical questions

A snowmobiler shoots at a moose in this YouTube video taken in an undisclosed location, likely outside of Maine.

Before you read any farther (and hopefully, before you view the shocking video that we’ve attached to today’s blog, it’s important to note that we have no reason to suspect that this footage was taken in Maine. In fact, there’s some internet indication that the video was filmed somewhere “out west.” Now, go ahead. Watch […]

Man in moose attack video has seen it all, from biting coyotes to angry mother buffaloes

A baby moose takes a swipe at Wes Livingston after Livingston released it from a net during a research effort recently. (Photo by Wes Livingston)

When Wes Livingston headed to Maine for the first time last month, he didn’t plan on ending up in a video that went viral on the internet. He did think he might get some pretty good footage on the GoPro camera he wore on his head. And he did know he’d get up close and […]