Afterward, Rowley hopped back into his truck and continued on his way. Passing the area later on, the moose was nowhere in sight.
"I didn’t see the calf's mother, but I think he must have hooked back up with her," Rowley said.
Had Rowley not decided to check on the unusual thing he'd seen on the roadside, and then commit to lending a hand, things would have ended much differently for the poor little moose. Still, he shies away from being labeled a hero:
"I just did what I had to do, that’s all."