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PHOTOS: Moose takes a stroll through Colbert neighborhood

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COLBERT, Wash.- A moose as tall as a white privacy fence was spotted in one residential neighborhood in Colbert. The moose needed a break from its travels and rested on a front lawn for much of the day. Bradley Warren sent us the pictures in the slideshow above. At one point, the moose noticed it was being watched and approached Warren as he snapped a picture from behind a window.

Moose moved into Washington from Idaho. According to the Spokesman Review, a 1970's survey indicated about 60 were in the northeast region, which was enough to allow three permits for Washington's first moose hunting season in 1977.

The moose population is in the thousands now.

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