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Wild Moose Encounter!

Wild Moose Encounter!

(mid tempo beat) – Where, where,
where, where, where? – Wow, oh my gosh. I’m just sitting here,
I see two shapes, I thought it was dogs
out there swimming. It’s a male and a female moose. – Mario get the 600 lens.
– Got it! – I think we can get
shots from the canoe. Get down to the canoe, lets
see if we can kayak out there! Oars! Go, go, go, go, go! So right now there are two
moose headed across the lake, we’re going to try to canoe
out there and get some shots. Okay, undo the canoe. Oh, this is crazy. So Mario’s up there, he’s just going to
set up the 600 lens, try to get some close shots. We’re going to head out there, and see how close we can get. Man, this is going
to be awesome. Got ’em, got ’em, got
’em, I’ll go up front. Austin, you stay in the back. (jungle music) – [Coyote Voiceover]
They say that Alaska’s the last true frontier
in North America, and if you’ve ever
had the chance to step foot along its rivers, explore its vast forests, or encounter its
majestic wildlife, then you certainly understand
the truth in that statement. – One thing about
tracking wolverines is there’s always a good chance you’re also going to
find the grizzlies. And these tracks right here are probably only
about 10 minutes old, and that means the bear
is just head of us. – [Coyote Voiceover]
Haines, Alaska, located on the southern
edge of the state, is what most consider
to be a gateway to the true north. It’s a very difficult
location to film, so for the Brave
Wilderness crew and I, this was lining up to be one
of our wildest adventures yet. And on just our second day, we had an encounter with one of the most iconic
species in Alaska. – [Cameraman] Coyote,
what are you doing? – We are rowing as fast as
we can out in Mosquito Lake to try to film two moose
that are swimming across it. – [Cameraman] So are
moose good swimmers? – Yes, very good swimmers. Very good swimmers, where
you want to get close, but not too close, because they could flip
us out of the canoe. Definitely want to stay a
safe distance from them, not to startle them, but close enough to
get some cool shots. – [Coyote Voiceover] The
Alaskan moose is considered to be largest subspecies
of moose in North America. With males tipping the scales
close to 16 hundred pounds, and females weighing just
over a thousand pounds. They can be found
all across the state, and it is estimated there
are over 200 thousand of them in the wild. – [Camerman] We were
told by the people that own the cabins
we’re staying in, that they frequently see moose swimming across
this body of water. We got home tonight
from shooting, Coyote spots two heads
swimming across the lake. Sure enough we’re trying to get as close as we can
to these moose. – Yeah, we’re getting close. – [Cameraman] We can show
you, what they look like. – 200 gallons and closing. – [Camerman] All right, one
of them is definitely a male, because we got a male
and female couple here. Already got my first shot
on them, there they are. – [Coyote Voiceover]
Moose typically do not have social bonds
with one another. Unless they are siblings
under the age of one year. So it is likely that
these two juveniles are brother and sister. – Okay, real slow moving up.
– [Cameraman] So we got, – [Cameraman] We got a
male moose on the left that has velvet. – Okay, he’s
definitely spotted us. – [Cameraman] Yeah, they’re
looking right at us, and they’re feeding. – [Coyote Voiceover] And
while males can be territorial during mating season, and females if they are
still weening their calfs, in most cases moose can be
safely observed and admired from a safe distance
of around 100 yards. – [Cameraman] This is like
the perfect opportunity to get close to a moose. This is probably the
safest way to do this. – This will be the safest
way to get close to a moose because they can’t charge us, They’re just going to kind
of go about their business. Eating all this vegetation
that you have here in his lake. All right now they
aren’t too startled. Let’s just kind of move
up along side them. – [Coyote Voiceover]
As a natural defense, especially when in water, moose will often flee if they
sense any potential danger. And while it wasn’t
our intention to disrupt them while feeding they’d decided we had
gotten close enough. And they trotted up
and out of the water. – I mean you just want
to keep a safe distance, at any point time that
male could turn around to protect the female. You see he’s kind of
staying in the back. Let her go first. That is either a juvenile male, or one that’s recently shed. You can see he’s got
the smaller antlers. Still velvet on the antlers, that’s pretty cool to see. You’ll see they’re actually
touching shore now. You can see the back of
the moose breaching there. Look at how big they are. They dwarf horses. Wow, were you able
to get a tight shot? – [Cameraman] Pretty
tight, oh man. – Oh look at him go. Woo! That is incredible. Look at the strength
of that animal. Boom, just like that,
up into the reeds. How awesome was that? Seeing moose swimming right
through our back yards. I’m Coyote Peterson,
be brave, stay wild. We’ll see you on
the next location. Man, that was the coolest thing that’s happened this whole trip. – [Coyote Voiceover]
Being within 100 yards we got the best shots we could, and with the rain
steadily falling, we decided it was time to
head back toward the cabin. The moose waited for
us to get near shore, and then happily
returned to the water where they continued their
feast of water plants. If you enjoyed this
On Location! episode, make sure to subscribe to
the Brave Wilderness channel so you can join me and crew
on our next wild adventure. (animal sounds)

100 thoughts on “Wild Moose Encounter!”

  1. I LOVE ANIMALS ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿถ๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ†๐Ÿด๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ–๐Ÿท๐Ÿ„๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ—๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ๐Ÿช๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿญ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ€๐Ÿน๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿ”๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿจ๐Ÿป๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿค๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿง๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿณ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿ๐Ÿข๐ŸŠ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿฆ€๐Ÿ•ธ๐Ÿฆ‚๐ŸŒ๐Ÿฌ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿœ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿก๐Ÿ๐Ÿž๐Ÿ™๐Ÿš๐Ÿ•ท

  2. Love the show guys. I'm a big horror movie fan and stuff but my favorite videos I've got to admit are the cute videos with stuff like the baby otter lol keep it up guys ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

  3. Wow! A year and a half ago you guys were at 2m, but now, 9!
    Amazing. Your hard work and enthusiasm are really paying off.

  4. Got to see a lot of moose when my parents and I did a Westward travel through the lower half of Minnesota, Dakotas, down to Wyoming. Moose were everywhere. It was so cool since I hadn't really seen moose in real life.

  5. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

  6. Kid Coyote: sees a moose MOM GET THE 600 LENS

    Mom: im not ur slave. get mario to do it

    Kid Mario: GOT IT

  7. Ae๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿฟโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฟโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ™‡๐Ÿฟโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿง–๐Ÿฟโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿง–๐Ÿฟโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ผ๐Ÿพ.

  8. โ€œBelieve in your self and you are half way thereโ€- T. Roosevelt
    This is definitely coyotes quote

  9. So beautiful. We live near the Crosswicks Creek in the woods with lots of dear. We have only seen frogs and one baby fish beacouse the water is so cloudy. Not very exciting were we live.

  10. Can you pin this comment i love your videos and if i join your crew i wiil find sea animals too p.s i have a pet Fish ๐Ÿ˜‰

  11. I would like to acknowledge all of the other members on Coyote Petersons Team They do so much to make these videos perfect and Shoutout to Coyote you are amazing as well you made this show happen!

  12. Once a Moose climbed up through a forest next to the high way and came onto the road and almost got ran over it turned around and ran back down like ran into the forest

  13. late but mosquito lake man you must've had bumps all over you when you can back from row row row ur boat xD

  14. Cyoyote ohhhh moose lets go in the canno and take a pick
    Me locks door closed certanes hides under loads of blanckets and goes in wardrobe and says I'M GONNA DIE ……HELP I'M NOT BRAVE …HELP ๐Ÿ˜ต๐Ÿ˜ต๐Ÿ˜ต๐Ÿ˜ต๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ต๐Ÿ˜ต๐Ÿ˜ต๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜จ……….wait the moose is outside ๐Ÿ˜‘๐Ÿ˜‘๐Ÿ˜‘๐Ÿ˜‘๐Ÿ˜‘๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜ฅ๐Ÿ˜ฅ๐Ÿ˜ฅ๐Ÿ˜ฅ……God dammit here's noise NOT SAFE NOT SAFE NOT SAFE NOT SAFE NOT SAFE !!!!!!!

  15. I almost hit a moose with my little moped when I was 16, 2 of them just ran out on a tiny bike road In a populated area, I couldโ€™ve reached my arm out and touched It.
    Didnโ€™t though, freaked out and hit the gas lol.

  16. This is what it feels like to be an Alaskan ๐ŸฆŒ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿฆ”๐Ÿฆก๐ŸŒฒ๐Ÿฆ…๐Ÿ—๐Ÿบ๐ŸฆŠ๐Ÿป๐Ÿฆ‡๐Ÿฆ†

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