SOUTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) - Moose sightings in residential neighborhoods are seemingly becoming more common around New England, and the latest sighting Thursday surprised some people in a Hampshire County neighborhood.
Southampton police report being called to the County Road area early Thursday morning, following a reported moose sighting there. The large animal was gone by the time police arrived, though.
22News viewer Chris snapped some pictures of a moose roaming through a yard, and submitted them through our Report It feature.
While Southampton is a fairly rural area, more moose are also showing up in urban settings. On Wednesday, Connecticut Environmental Police shot and killed a moose that was getting ready to cross a busy highway in New Britain.