Alaska Bull Moose Chase Scenes, Rut PIt, Cow Fights FUN!
This video has the pre-mating rut season on display. Before the cows are ready to mate, the dominant bulls have their hands full having to chase the lesser bulls away from their cows. To keep the cows around, they dig a rut pit, where they urinate in the pit and then stomp in it to get it all over their bells (dewlaps) and bodies. The pheromones in their urine drive the cows wild and all they want is to roll around in that pit, to the degree of fighting over it, which makes for some hilarious moments. They aren’t interested in the bull yet. Eventually they will but for now, he must just stand by dejected until they come into heat. Fast, furious, fun stuff. Enjoy!
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