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Motorcyclist Group Saves A Baby Moose With Gatorade

Bikers have a soft spot for wildlife too.

by: Ted Alvarez


Bikers act all tough, what with their black leather, tattoos, and skull and/or Tasmanian devil regalia. But deep down they’re big softies: When this crew of bikers came across a stranded and abandoned baby moose in a ditch, they stopped, called animal control, and even gave the poor guy some Gatorade to keep it hydrated on a hot summer day.  Watch:

 

 

Normally, we’d never endorse acclimating wildlife to humans or human food – but in this case, the bikers meant no harm and just attempted to keep the youngling from foundering before wildlife officials could arrive. It’s been a year since this video first popped up on the Internet – but it’s going viral right now. We can’t find any updates on the moose, but here’s hoping he’s wild, full grown, and not raiding a 7-11 refrigerator somewhere.



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