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A wildlife officer in Kansas lately managed to free two tangled deer by literally shooting their intertwined antlers apart, as seen in footage launched by Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism (KDWPT).
Game wardens with KDWPT first discovered of the tangled deer final Thursday, after a concerned bowhunter in Jackson County alerted the division of their “unfortunate entanglement,” the wardens wrote on Facebook.
The wardens responded to seek out the bucks struggling to untangle their antlers, however they avoided approaching, because the animals had been nonetheless thrashing about in a creek.
Instead, the lads got here up with a riskier — however finally profitable — concept.
As seen within the footage, one of many wardens will get shut sufficient to throw a blanket over the heads of the deer. Once they had been calm, he ready to attract his gun.
“I think I got a good shot at the beam right now,” he says to the opposite warden.
“Without hitting the head?”
“Yeah,” he replies.
The unbelievable video then reveals the warden — recognized as Jeff Clouser by the Kansas City Star — hearth his gun at one of many animal’s antlers. The deer then scurry away in reverse instructions.
KDWPT wrote on Facebook that the wardens’ actions probably saved the animals from an “excruciating death,” and the division’s followers agreed.
“Thank you for saving these beautiful bucks, living to fight another day!” wrote one commenter on Facebook.
“Perfect patience and shot,” one other wrote.
“Give that man a raise!” one declared.
A consultant for the KDWPT was not instantly accessible to supply additional remark, however the division issued a fast assertion on the wardens’ behalf on social media.
“The Game Wardens would like to thank the bow hunter who reported it and cooperating landowners for their help in preventing [the animals’ deaths] from happening.”