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Moose stuck on ice for several days, euthanized by FWP

A young bull moose that had been stuck on ice for at least three days on the Missouri River in Richland County had to be dispatched Tuesday by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.

“It’s been three days,” said FWP Region 7 Warden Ryan Kasson. “We did what we could do, and let Mother Nature try to take its course, but unfortunately the moose didn’t get up.”

The moose was spotted earlier this week by citizens flying over the area in a helicopter. The animal was lying on river ice near the Snowden Bridge Fishing Access Site, about two and a half miles west of the Montana-North Dakota border.

Kasson was...

 

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