We tied up the horses and snuck around the lake, where our 10X zoom revealed....
Moose cows are known to be fierce in defense of their young, even deadly to intruders who dare to come too close. We were about 150 yards away and on the other side of a boulder field, so that seemed safe enough.
After staring in our direction for a few minutes, they hustled away. Baby kept looking back over his shoulder, wondering who had come visiting and why Mama thought he should be afraid.
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