(UPI) Authorities in Wyoming said they had to use a Taser to subdue a moose so they could disentangle its antlers from a resident's hammock.
The Sublette County Sheriff's Office said deputies and Wyoming Game and Fish personnel responded to a residence this week where a bull moose was reported to be caught in a hammock hanging from a tree.
"Due to the nature of the entangled animal and the proximity to hunting season, a tranquilizer would render the animal not harvestable and inedible," the sheriff's office said.
The deputies used a Taser to subdue the moose so its antlers could be disentangled from the hammock.
The sheriff's office said the moose was not injured and left the area on its own.Copyright 2019 by United Press International