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Canadian bros charged with harassing wildlife after moose-riding video goes viral

Better than a manatee.

 

April Siese

Internet Culture

Published Jul 1, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 12:38 pm CDT

It’s Canada Day but you wouldn’t know it by the sad news coming out of our neighbors to the north.

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The country’s National Post reports that two bros are facing charges of harassing wildlife with a boat after stalking a water-bound moose last summer. The guys pulled up just close enough to the majestic beast for one of them to jump on its back and ride it like a Brahma bull drunk off maple whiskey.

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How did the British Columbia Conservation Officer Service hear about their exploits? Two words: viral video.

Canadian officials are not happy. The Canadian bros are probably waiting for a statue to be erected in their hometown of Fort Nelson celebrating their triumph of surpassing America in dumb water-bound animal-riding. 

Watch out, manatee lady. Canada is comin’ for ya, provided its two douche representatives make it out of their Aug. 8 court date in one piece.

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*First Published: Jul 1, 2016, 5:48 pm CDT