He's a former radio host, a karaoke host, a football coach and a Brookfield resident, his name is Johnny Love and this happened in his backyard.

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Johnny sent the following videos to the Ethan, Lou and Large Dave Morning Show on I95. Johnny knows we covered the movements of the Danbury moose recently, and asked the question: "Can we get back to the bears?" NOTE - 2 Videos in Instagram post below.


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I sent Johnny a reply, "is this real, where was this, what is going on?" Johnny told me this happened in his backyard in Brookfield. He lives on Route 25 by Happy Landings and told me: "it happened on Friday, my neighbors took the video, I was at work, it was literally 15 yards off my back deck."

I asked Johnny what he would have done to scare them off if he were home? He replied: "I would’ve put on my finest speedo lathered up in honey and went and wrassled with those cubs." That is a very funny, and very Johnny Love answer right there. It's an image I'd rather not have swimming in my head, but the damage is done. BUT WAIT! They came back when Johnny was home, to climb some trees. NOTE - 2 Videos in Instagram post below.


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This comes on the heels of Moose Situation 2022 where a loose moose was appearing all over the Greater Danbury area. I think the animals are trying to tell us something, what that is, I don't know.

P.S. I also wanted to know Johnny's Top 3 Favorite Bears of all time, this was his list:

  • Polar
  • Yogi
  • Walter Payton

You can hear more about this and other animal encounters by checking out the Ethan, Lou & Large Dave Podcast on Apple and Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. It's the same show we do on the radio but with limited commercials and no music. Or, listen live by streaming the show on the I-95 Rock Mobile app, or tune into I-95 (95.1FM).

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I saw Daryl's pictures in a different moose related thread and reached out to him. I asked him to tell me more. I wanted to know if these photos were real? Did he take the pictures? Was this in Danbury? When was this? How did he feel. An excited Daryl got back to me with the following responses. 

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