Yesterday morning, the mother and young bull returned to our back yard. But those weren’t our only visitors yesterday. In the afternoon, my neighbor called over to us, and brought this one to our attention.
Last week I shared some photos of a moose in our back yard. Well, the very next day, there was not only a moose out there, but a moose with her yearling baby bull. When I woke up, I looked out the window and there they were, bedded down by the crab apple trees.
Seriously, this is what I love about Alaska. How many places can you look out your window or back door and see these?
Just a gentle reminder…harvesting an animal is not pretty business. If you are weak-stomached, or don’t know where meat comes from, this is your final warning to skip this post. ~ end public service announcement ~
Over the weekend, my husband and sons and I, headed out to Fort Greely…around a hundred miles south of where we live, to go on a hunting trip. It was opening day of the general season for moose here in Alaska. We saw lots of them, too!