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Watch the incredible moment these snowboarders were chased down the mountain by a moose

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Two snowboarders got a lot more than they bargained for when a moose chased them down the slopes at a resort in Wyoming.

‘Moose no like front boards,’ wrote Scott Askins under the video he uploaded to Instagram of the unfortunate encounter.

The moose appeared to approach the pair from the side, before charging after the down the slope. 

Here's the footage: 

 

Moose are the largest deer species, and can run up to 35 miles an hour. 

Oh, and they have massive, scary-looking antlers on their head. 

They’re not normally aggressive animals, but can be if they’re especially hungry and tired, or pestered by humans.

Most moose charges are just “bluff” charges, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG), but you must take it seriously nevertheless.

The ADFG’s advice is to:

get behind something solid. 

Reassuring.


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