moose that was captured in Fallingbrook South early Tuesday
morning has died while being relocated to Larose Forest
female moose appears to be disoriented after wandering
into Fallingbrook South early Tuesday morning. PHOTO
COURTESY OF GENEVIEVE PARÉ
was first spotted near the intersection of Gardenway Drive
and Orchardview Avenue at about 7:30 p.m. Responding officers
from the Ottawa Police Service and the National Capital
Commission waited until the distressed animal had tired
itself out and layed down before they tranquilized it and
transported it to Larose Forest..
the officers best efforts to help the moose adjust to its
new surroundings by providing the animal with ozygen and
water it died soon afterwards.
Police Service passed along the news of the animals passing
in a tweet.
"Unfortunately, the moose appears to have succumbed to the stress and exhaustion caused by this incident," police tweeted.
the third time in the past four years that a moose had to
be relocated after finding its way into Orléans.
The other two were relocated to the wild without incidents.
story was made possible thanks to the generous support of
our local business partners.)