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Team of trained moose, Caribou, 1942

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Team of trained moose, Caribou, 1942
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Albert Vaillancourt of Chelmsford, Ontario, rescued both moose as calves; one from a black bear and the other had become entangled in a neighbor's fence. He trained the moose to pull a sulky and a sleigh. He toured with his moose team all over Canada. (source: Aroostook Republican, Feb. 22, 1978)

The team of moose were an attraction at the Caribou Winter Carnival and Aroostook Sportsman's Show February 19-21, 1942.

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