Setting The Record Straight

A recent television news story about some guy in Frisco, Colorado harassing a moose that strolled into town. Moose strolling into town is pretty common in Frisco. Idiot humans are fairly common too.

http://denver.cbslocal.com/2018/05/06/man-caught-close-moose/

This guy is pretty dumb. Harassing a moose is a stupid thing to do. They can weigh up to 1,200 lbs and those hooves will crack your skull wide open.

What irritates me is when the Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokespeople spout stupid things in television interviews.

Contrary to what this CPW spokesman says, and I know this for a fact.

Moose are not territorial.
Moose are not aggressive.

Moose are, however, short tempered.

Moose are very dangerous once irritated.

Humans are territorial.
Humans are aggressive.

Get your facts straight. Spouting crap doesn’t educate anyone.

I once heard a CPW spokeswoman state “If it wasn’t for hunters, we wouldn’t have wildlife”

There are some really fine folks at CPW, but when the people they put in front of a camera don’t know what they are talking about, it makes them look bad and it gives these beautiful wild creatures a bad reputation that isn’t deserved.