Moose Seen Walking Around Concord Relocated to Western NH


A moose that was seen wandering around a neighborhood in Concord has been tranquilized and relocated to western New Hampshire, according to wildlife officials.

NH Fish & Game says it responded to Hall Road near downtown Concord Thursday because a moose was walking around a neighborhood.

The 600 pound moose made several attempts to cross I-93, but backed off after seeing law enforcement along the onramp at Exit 13 southbound, officials said.

Wildlife officials tranquilized the moose in a wooded area, and volunteers from JCB Excavators and Machine Craft helped pull it out of the woods and onto a forklift.

“Tranquilizing an animal this size has varied results, the decision to tranquilize is difficult as it can often kill the animal due to the stress it endures during transport,” a press release stated.

Once transported to the western part of the state, wildlife officials said the moose eventually walked away.

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