Friday update: He's back for day two. The moose that spent part of its Thursday morning wandering south Fargo before making its own way out of town is reportedly back on the streets. According to the Fargo Police Department, the moose was seen by 27th Ave. S. and 18th Street S. in Fargo Friday morning, Oct. 2. Like Thursday, police are asking that the public leave the moose alone.
Moose on the Loose, part 2. The moose is back in town. We have been alerted to a moose in town by 27 Ave. S. and 18 St. S. Same as yesterday, DO NOT approach the moose or seek it out.— Fargo Police (@FargoPolice) October 2, 2020
Thursday afternoon update: Fargo police say the moose is now "outside of the city and safe. Please leave him alone, we'd like him to stay north of town."
ORIGINAL STORY: FARGO — A visitor to Fargo is surely experiencing its fair share of rubberneckers this morning, Thursday, Oct. 1, as a moose has been making its way across the business district of south Fargo.
Reports first started coming in around 4:45 a.m. when it was spotted near West Acres shopping mall, with further reports of the moose swinging through Prairiewood Golf Course.
Another reader, Makenah Lage, recorded a video of the moose running by the 12th Avenue exit on Interstate 29.
The Fargo Police Department posted on its social media page that they were not actively searching for the moose and had consulted the North Dakota Game and Fish, which urges residents to just let the moose find its way out of town on its own.
"If you see the moose, the Fargo Police Department and ND Game and Fish ask that you leave the moose alone to prevent it from becoming agitated," the post stated. "Moose can be aggressive, so we ask for people to give the moose space for your safety and the safety of the rest of the public."