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Watch a Moose Defend Her Calf From Wolves

The mother fought back valiantly.

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Moose may look like gentle giants, but they can be downright fierce when provoked. Case in point: this footage from a wildlife camera in Sweden, which shows a mama moose kicking and lunging at two attacking wolves in an attempt to protect her calf at all costs. Check it out:

Though it’s inspiring (and somewhat rare) to actually see a moose fighting back against predators, The Huffington Post notes that this encounter likely didn’t end well for mother and child.

Read more: Huffington Post