Team of trained moose, Caribou, 1942

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Team of trained moose, Caribou, 1942

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Albert Vaillancourt of Chelmsford, Ontario, rescued both moose as calves; one from a black bear and the other had become entangled in a neighbor's fence. He trained the moose to pull a sulky and a sleigh. He toured with his moose team all over Canada. (source: Aroostook Republican, Feb. 22, 1978)

The team of moose were an attraction at the Caribou Winter Carnival and Aroostook Sportsman's Show February 19-21, 1942.

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  • Title: Team of trained moose, Caribou, 1942
  • Creation Date: 1942
  • Subject Date: 1942
  • Town: Caribou, Chelmsford
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME, ON
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 8.75 cm x 13.75 cm
  • Collection: Postcards of Caribou
  • Object Type: Image

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Caribou Public Library
30 High Street, Caribou, ME 04736
(207) 493-4214

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