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WATCH: Close encounter with moose turns into hide-and-seek

A man taking out the trash encounters a curious moose. (Courtesy Amy Phelps)
A man taking out the trash encounters a curious moose. (Courtesy Amy Phelps)(KTUU)
Published: Jan. 16, 2020 at 4:26 PM AKST
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A man taking out the trash used a quick-thinking getaway to avoid confrontation with a one-antlered moose. Thanks to Amy Phelps for sharing this video with us!

In the video, Curtis Phelps can be seen leaving his house to take a bag to a secured shed in the yard. As he opens the doors, a bull moose wanders into the frame.

When the Phelps turns around from the shed, the moose speeds up in his direction. Phelps takes his option of ducking inside the shed, closing the doors to barricade himself from the moose. After a few seemingly curious moments, the moose moves on.

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