1984: City of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada, erects the statue "Mac Moose", along the Trans Canada Highway
1984-2015: This the worlds biggest moose statue and rapidly becomes on of the most photographed attractions along the highway
2015: Storelvdal municipality, in our Great Eastern Valley, erects a moose statue i chrome/silver, overlooking National Highway 3, and quickly become a much photographed attraction along this road, connecting southern and middle parts of Norway. This is 12 inces taller than the Canadian one!
2018-12: Moose Jaw and Canada finds out about it and immediately starts getting jealous!
2019-01: Moose Jaw starts crowd founding campaign to enlarge their moose!
2019-01-25: Storelvdal and creator of the Norwegian statue checks the price of erection an even bigger moose, this time in gold
2019-01-26: Elon Musk, the famous entrepreneur, who alllegedly wants to put a moose in space, goes out on Twitter supporting ...... Norway!
So now war has gone from ice cold to hot. The Norwegians initially had plans for peaceful negotiations and solve the conflict, but lately has come to the conclusion that the only way to negotiate is on neutral and moose free grounds, like in Greenland!
The Canadian reply to this is just that, blaaah, Canada is bigger than Norway anyway. Seems they lost it ...
Link (one of hundreds, even mentioned in China!): https://edition.cnn.com/travel/artic...ntl/index.html
The Ioniq connection: On my very first trip with my Ioniq, August 2017, we passed by the Norwegian one on our way home, stopped, photographed it and had moose meat for a meal at the nearby roadside restaurant, as we immediately got so hungry. And Musk makes the other car brand, you know.