The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is warning motorists in the Farmington area to be on the lookout for a moose.
A moose was spotted on Town Farm Road, approximately 2.5 miles from Interstate 84.
“Moose near roadways pose a particular danger because once struck, they are more likely to collapse through a vehicle windshield due to their tall stance,” DEEP officials said in a press release. “They are also difficult to see when driving at night because of their dark color.”
All moose and deer vehicle collisions should be reported to local, state, or DEEP Environmental Conservation Police Officers 860-424-3333. Additionally, residents are encouraged to report moose sightings at www.ct.gov/deep/hunting.
There are about 100 to 150 moose in the state of Connecticut.