Alberta's mountain parks are a gorgeous winter wonderland this time of year. But there is also a scourge upon these pristine lands.
A scourge of tongues.
Alberta Parks has issued a warning about moose approaching cars to lick off road salt in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park.
Apparently moose have been spotted in a couple of parking lots licking off that sweet, sweet salt.
This is a real thing. Alberta Parks is not fucking with you.
Nothing lures a moose quite like a nice salty car.
It's all quite painfully Canadian.
Parkgoers are advised to use their horn or car alarm to scare off any moose licking their cars. The warning also says to "not attempt to push moose away from your vehicle while on foot."
Which is some pretty sound advice.
Lauren Strapagiel is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto, Canada.
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