Moose wanders into hospital in Alaska

A moose wandered into a hospital building in Alaska and suprised the staff.

Moose wanders into hospital in Alaska

A moose wandered into a hospital building in Alaska.

Stephanie Hupton - who works in physical therapy office inside a building attached to Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage - captured the visit with her phone camera this week.

When a patient told her security staffers were monitoring a moose that got inside her building, she ran out and started recording.

She said: "Didn't think we'd have a pet moose."

The footage shows the moose browsing around some greenery near an entrance before it stands gazing at the camera's direction.

Hospital spokeswoman Kjerstin Lastufka said the moose got inside the building around 11:30 a.m. through doors that were stuck open because of extreme cold in Anchorage.

On Monday (07.01.19), temperatures were as low as zero in the area.

The plant greenery in the warm lobby was likely inviting to the animal, who ended up eating some of the plants before leaving the building after about 10 minutes inside.

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