Drunken Elk Got Caught in a Tree

Alcohol makes you do stupid thing, and by "you" I also mean Swedish elk. Here's what happened:

A homeowner in southern Sweden got a shock when he found a drunken elk stuck in his neighbour's apple tree.

The animal was apparently on the hunt for fermenting apples when she lost her balance and became trapped in the tree.

Per Johansson, from Saro near Gothenburg, found the elk making a roaring noise in the garden next door.

He called the emergency services, who helped him free the boozed-up beast by sawing off branches. She spent the night recovering in the garden.

The next day she took herself off into the woods with her hangover.


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As Andrew said, moose is elk in Europe. Also, male elk lose their antlers every year and grow a new set each spring, so lack of antlers is not a definite mark of a female animal.
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it's a moose... not an elk - the head gives it away. I was just in Sweden. It's a female mouse hence no antlers. Elk look like rein deer, this appears to be a young moose though.
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I saw the news wires carrying this and they referred to it as a moose. I was immediately struck by two thoughts.

Thought #1: Was moose looking for squirrel?

Thought #2: I think that's the møøse that once bit my sister.

doesn't work so well with elk does it.
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