Pet Moose? Wildlife Should Remain Wild!

Dogpaddling Through Life

It seems that there’s a problem with people in Alaska wanting to touch baby moose- and even wanting to keep them as pets!

Touching Moose Calves Sure the baby is cute, but it belongs with its’ mother. (Photo: AP)

According to the Associated Press, there have been a string of incidents involving people in Alaska trying to do just that. Persons in Willow had a baby moose in their back yard in a dog run with a collar around its neck. Some folks in Wasilla had a baby moose in their living room.

But it’s not just moose, is it?

In recent years there have been a rash of stories of people taking in baby deer and raising them as pets.

And look at all the other wildlife humans have tried to tame in order to keep them for their entertainment- big cats, monkeys, snakes, birds, sugar gliders.

Why do we do that?

Ask most of…

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