Utah sheriff's sergeant frees moose caught in swing set
WEBER COUNTY, UT (CBS ATLANTA) -
A sheriff's sergeant in Weber County, UT, made a brave attempt to free a moose whose antlers were tangled up in a backyard swing set, and it was all caught on video.
The video, posted on YouTube by the Weber County Sheriff's Department, showed the moose struggling to free himself from the chains of two swings.
The sergeant tried to calm down the moose, who was breathing heavily and thrashing back and forth, before he could get close enough to try to cut the chains.
After several attempts, the sergeant cut through the chains and freed the animal, who bolted into a field.
According to the YouTube post, the moose was so exhausted from the struggle that he lay down outside a nearby home. In an attempt to cool off the moose, the sergeant brought him some water and sprayed him down with a hose.
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