Every cliché about Canada came to pass Monday when a northern Ontario man rescued a newborn moose calf, still damp and unsteady on its legs, and took it directly to a Tim Hortons.

After finding the calf near a highway, Stephan Michel Desgroseillers realized he'd have to keep it until the nearest animal shelter opened the next morning, so he did what any true Canadian would do: Stopped at Tim Hortons for coffee.

"The wolves would have got to [the calf]," Desgroseillers said.

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Although no witnesses confirmed this, he probably also said "sorry," enjoyed maple syrup, and shared some opinions about hockey while the moose gorged itself on Dutchie Timbits.

The 25-pound moose is now safely in the care of an animal refuge in Lively, Ont. The staff there determined it's a male, and was only one day old when Desgroseillers found it.

[H/T Guyism]