Moose gives birth to calf in Alaska Lowe's parking lot

Shoppers were met with a wild sight Tuesday outside a Lowe's hardware store in Anchorage, Alaska – a moose giving birth.

According to KTVA, staffers and security workers at the Tikahtnu Commons shopping center created a barrier for the moose as bystanders stopped to get a closer look at the mom and her newborn calf. Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials were on standby if help was needed.

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"It's a new life, you know, so it's very exciting, but at the other end, she needs her privacy," shopper Katherine Warren told KTVA.

Onlookers posted photos and videos of the touching moment to social media. 

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