The Epic Helicopter Newfoundland Moose Rescue

The dramatic rescue of a moose who fell through the North Atlantic ice made it onto The National on March 8, 1985.

The moose calf almost didn’t make it.

But a dramatic ice-top rescue saved his life — and at the same time, nearly failed to save it.

The trouble started when the moose jumped off a wharf in Torbay, N.L., and started walking across the ice in the harbour on top of the North Atlantic.

Then he fell through.

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