Video of moose stuck in swing set goes viral

Published 08/08 2012 05:19PM

Updated 08/08 2012 10:27PM

WEBER COUNTY, Utah (ABC 4 News) - The cell phone video of a moose stuck in a backyard swing set is getting dozens of hits online.

ABC 4 first showed you the video last night. The video shows the moose panting and squirming, trying to get out of a mangles mess of swings.

Sergeant Lane Findlay with the Weber County Sheriff's Office came to the rescue with a pair of bolt cutters to set the animal free.

The video is getting dozens of likes, story shares and comments on Facebook.

Facebook user Mike Roberts wrote, "Poor Moose! The officer did an amazing job keeping it calm and cutting at just the right times."

Another Facebook user wrote, "That was amazing, brave, maybe a little crazy, but the result was incredible!"

The happy ending in rural Weber County keeps generating web hits and even comments from overseas.

Ben Kirtland typed, "Fantastic stuff! Kudos to the officer, all the way from Australia."

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