By Dan Howlett @DanHowlett85
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Videographer / Director: John Marriot
Producer: Dan Howlett, Nick Johnson
Editor: Sonia Estal
John Marriot, 46 was leading a photography workshop at Jasper National Park in Canada when he noticed the huge animal licking his car.
Naturally, John wanted to get his full camera kit out of his vehicle but the moose cow was bigger than his SUV so he decided against it.
John, who lives in Alberta, Canada, shot the footage in October of this year, he said: “I was leading a photography workshop when I spotted the cow and calf licking my car.
"It was incredible to watch - I even asked them to clean up around the mirror as this was clearly a free moose car wash.
"I wanted to get into my car to get my full gear out and film this properly but the cow wasn't having that.”
"It was bigger than my SUV so I kept my distance and filmed from my phone – which is the best I could do.
"I've been a wildlife photographer for more than 20 years and I have never seen anything quite like this.
“They were attracted to the road salt that had got caught up in the mud and didn’t really make my car much cleaner.
“It wasn’t a great car wash but it was free so I guess I will take that.”