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Moose relocated from Broomfield area to Park County

Young male was near Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport on Sunday

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials said the 500- to 600-pound young bull moose was sprayed with water to help cool it off.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials said the 500- to 600-pound young bull moose was sprayed with water to help cool it off.
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A young bull moose was relocated Monday afternoon from an area off of 104th Avenue in Westminster. The animal previously was in Broomfield Sunday near the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport.

Broomfield police said the moose was spotted near Edgeview Drive by the airport and, “wandered away and settled down for the night.” It was found again Monday in Westminster off 104th Avenue.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife said the moose was tranquilized and is being relocated back into the mountains in Park County near Fairplay where temperatures are much cooler.

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