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This Teenager’s High School Graduation Photo Was Photobombed By A Moose

"It’s not every day you get to have your grad picture taken with a moose."

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Hayley Ryan was getting her high school grad photos taken in Robert's Arm, Newfoundland, when all of a sudden her brother came running out of the woods at full speed.

“There must be a wild animal for Billy to be running!” joked her mother, Lorie Paddock Ryan. But then they looked back and sure enough there was a moose chasing him.

Heyley wanted to move away from the moose, but her mom had a better idea and asked her to stay put for a quick photo. Hayley stood still, smiled, and ended up with this epic only-in-Newfoundland grad shot. "It’s not every day you get to have your grad picture taken with a moose," she said.

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"When I showed my friends the picture they thought it was absolutely hilarious," Hayley said. "Others could hardly believe that it was an actual moose in the picture!"

After they got the shot, they moved into the parking lot and waited for the moose to leave.

"Mom felt a little bad after the whole ordeal was over because we hadn’t really realized the risk that we were taking, seeing that it was a wild animal and they are very unpredictable. But she felt that it was a once in a lifetime picture and that we had to take the opportunity!"