When Erikas Plukas, a Lithuanian resident, was returning home he saw a baby moose lying near his gate. "It was a heartbreaking sight," Erikas says. The poor thing turned out to be a girl. She was starved, covered in mud, infested with flies. When the animal saw Erikas, she was so terrified that she tried to run away, but was too weak and couldn't even stand up.

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According to Plukas, the moose's mother must have been shot by hunters, leaving her calf to starve to death.

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The boy took the tiny animal to his home. That's how this magical friendship between an animal and a human started.

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At first, Plukas would feed the calf every four hours and even slept beside her in the barn or outside to make her feel safe.

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Then the time to let the moose into the wild came. Plukas was well aware that such a animal could no longer live with him and needed the company of other mooses.

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But the touching friendship did not end there. The moose still comes to visit her "daddy" every day.

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And now she seems to be pregnant. So Plukas is likely to welcome even more guests in the near future. The man is over the moon about such a prospect.

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