Alberta warns residents of 'car-licking' moose

The animals are attracted to the salt on the sides of the vehicles


Beware the car-licking moose!

Yes, that's right. This is the warning from the Alberta government to drivers visiting Peter Lougheed Provincial Park in Canada.

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Moose are attracted to salt found on the sides of vehicles.

Drivers should not push a moose away from their car, instead they should just honk their horns to drive the animals away.

The great salt hunt isn't that unusual. Moose have to find ways to replenish salt that their bodies lose throughout the day, say experts.

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