Moose removed from Colorado ski resort

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Moose removed from Colorado ski resort

Colorado wildlife officials relocated three moose from Breckenridge Ski Resort after reports that the animals were threatening skiers.

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Wildlife officials' decision to tranquilize and move the animals came after last week's viral video that showed a moose surprising several skiers and snowboarders as it galloped down a ski run Friday, the Denver Post reported.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say it's unclear if that moose was one of the three removed Sunday because that incident occurred in a different part of the ski area.

According to the Denver Post, Breckenridge police received a call Sunday morning from a group of Nordic skiers who said they were being threatened by a moose that had charged them several times. Soon after wildlife officers arrived, two more moose had joined the original bull.