Who let this moose loose aboot this hoose? Moment curious creature moose tries to ring the doorbell in the dead of night before being scared off by a barking dog
- An inquisitive moose was filmed wandering up to a house and sniffing a doorbell
- Moose was filmed by security camera at Hansen Heritage Homestead in Alaska
- After a few seconds of sniffing it was scared off by the sound of a dog barking
A curious moose has been caught on camera examining and sniffing a doorbell during the dead of night.
Footage recorded by Hansen Heritage Homestead on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, saw the moose leaning against a wooden railing near their front door.
The homestead were so shocked by their late night visitor that they posted the clip on social media.
Security footage recorded on Hansen Heritage Homestead on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, shows a moose wandering up to their front door and examining their doorbell
Overnight security footage saw a moose craning its neck over wooden railings to inspect a doorbell at the front of the the homestead.
Heavy grunts are heard as the moose sniffs away at the doorbell.
After 10 seconds if inspecting the doorbell, a dog is heard barking from inside the homestead and the noise is enough to drive away the moose.
With Roscoe the dog still barking away, the moose slowly walks off back the way it came.
Loud sniffs can be heard as the moose tries to work out the doorbell’s smell. After around 10 seconds, Roscoe the dog begins barking from inside the homestead and scares the moose away
Hansen Heritage Homestead posted their up-close footage of the moose on Facebook on November 30.
In the post they wrote: ‘After the Husband reviewed our security camera footage, we realized we caught a moose trying to ring our doorbell or eat it! Our dog “Roscoe” heard it and scared it off.’
The homestead describe themselves as a ‘small, family-operated Homestead’ based in Alaska.
They focus on producing goods such as organic plant starts, fresh produce, wild-harvests, cottage goods and free range chicken eggs for their local community.