Alaska Officer Shoots Cow Moose to Save Boy

When a cornered cow moose charge and began kicking an 8-year-old boy in South Anchorage last Friday, the police officer on the scene had no choice but to shoot the moose, killing it. Unfortunately, there were two other youngsters involved—the pair of orphaned newborn moose calves the mother was apparently trying to protect. Check out the full story here from the Anchorage Daily News.