Swedish Speedskaters Free a Moose Stuck In A Lake

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According to the UK Daily Mail, a day of gliding across a frozen lake quickly turned into a dramatic rescue mission for a group of Swedish skaters after they caught sight of a moose trapped in a sheet of ice. The video above shows the moment the trio of skaters first notice the stricken creature thrashing wildly with its front legs sticking out of the water. In a bid to save the exhausted animal, they work tirelessly for 30 minutes, chopping through a thick layer of ice with an axe to cut the creature a path to freedom.

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