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Video: Hungry moose snacks on Anchorage hospital waiting room plants

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 2:45 p.m.

A moose wandered into the atrium of a medical office building at Alaska Regional Hospital on Monday. The animal walked back out the door after eating some plants. (Alaska Regional Hospital / Courtesy)
A moose wandered into the atrium of a medical office building at Alaska Regional Hospital on Monday. The animal walked back out the door after eating some plants. (Alaska Regional Hospital / Courtesy)

A hungry moose wandered into a hospital in Anchorage and started munching, Monday.

“We think she was just wandering along the sidewalk and saw the greenery,” Kjerstin Lastufka, a hospital spokeswoman told the Anchorage Daily News.

Stephanie Marie Hupton was in the building and took a video which is embedded below.

The cow moose entered the Alaska Regional Hospital’s atrium and nibbled on a selection of tropical plants but didn’t seem to enjoy the snack and left after about 10 minutes, the Anchorage Daily News reported.

This is not the first time a moose has wandered into an Anchorage hospital. In 2012 a cow moose wandered into the Providence Alaska Medical Center.

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