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Tourists get caught up in Alaskan battle of life or death

[large thumbnail url=”tourists-get-caught-up-in-alaskan-battle-of-life-or-death” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”04″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”tourists-get-caught-up-in-alaskan-battle-of-life-or-death” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”04″ day=”08″] The Alaskan Daily News posted a story about a pair of snowshoeing tourists from Ohio who got to view a life or death struggle up close… very close.

Two visitors from Ohio interrupted a life-or-death struggle between a moose and a wolf on a Kenai Peninsula trail this week, but it wasn’t until after the wolf gave up the struggle and fled that things took a dangerous turn for the men, according to Alaska Wildlife Troopers.

That’s when the cow moose charged the men, forcing one up a tree and the other behind a downed tree to avoid the injured animal. There they waited for four hours, the moose holding its ground the entire time, before help arrived and killed the animal, according to troopers…

Read the entire article: Moose-wolf encounter pins Kenai tourists

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