A moose calf makes its way down a rural BX road near Vernon Friday morning. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

VIDEO: Morning moose mosey

Young calf saunters down rural North Okanagan road

A North Okanagan resident caught footage of a young moose making its way down a rural road Friday morning.

The calf was seen sauntering along Baker Hogg Road, near Vernon, above Swan Lake around 8 a.m.

A safe distance was kept as the videographer zoomed in, essentially adjusting their camera to make the moose appear closer than it was.

READ MORE: Salmon Arm resident’s backyard becomes moose daycare


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