PHOTOS: Mama moose, calves show up at Gold Nugget Triathlon

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 12:21
  • A cow moose with two newborn calves caused a tense situation alongside the Glenn Highway bike path on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Police on the scene were trying to keep the moose away from nearby cyclists riding in the Gold Nugget Triathlon. (Photo by Matt Tunseth/Alaska Star)
  • A cow moose with two newborn calves caused a tense situation alongside the Glenn Highway bike path on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Police on the scene were trying to keep the moose away from nearby cyclists riding in the Gold Nugget Triathlon. (Photo by Matt Tunseth/Alaska Star)
  • A cow moose with two newborn calves caused a tense situation alongside the Glenn Highway bike path on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Police on the scene were trying to keep the moose away from nearby cyclists riding in the Gold Nugget Triathlon. (Photo by Matt Tunseth/Alaska Star)
  • A cow moose with two newborn calves caused a tense situation alongside the Glenn Highway bike path on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Police on the scene were trying to keep the moose away from nearby cyclists riding in the Gold Nugget Triathlon. (Photo by Matt Tunseth/Alaska Star)
  • A cow moose with two newborn calves caused a tense situation alongside the Glenn Highway bike path on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Police on the scene were trying to keep the moose away from nearby cyclists riding in the Gold Nugget Triathlon. (Photo by Matt Tunseth/Alaska Star)
  • A cow moose with two newborn calves caused a tense scene alongside the Glenn Highway bike path on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Police on the scene were trying to keep the moose away from nearby cyclists riding in the Gold Nugget Triathlon. (Photo by Matt Tunseth/Alaska Star)
  • A cow moose with two newborn calves caused a tense situation alongside the Glenn Highway bike path on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Police on the scene were trying to keep the moose away from nearby cyclists riding in the Gold Nugget Triathlon. (Photo by Matt Tunseth/Alaska Star)

Police were keeping close watch on a cow moose with two calves alongside the Glenn Highway Bike Path on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The mama moose bluff-charged officers several times as they tried to keep it separated from participants in the Gold Nugget Triathlon, which drew hundreds of cyclists to the area.

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