Photo Essay: Wyoming Game & Fish Rescue Deer Caught in Fencing

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GREEN RIVER — Wyoming Game and Fish rescued a deer that had been caught in some fencing this past September.

Green River Wildlife Biologist Patrick Burke received a call that a doe deer had some decorative fencing around her neck that was impeding her movements and cutting into her hide.
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Burke loading the rifle with darts. Photo Credit: Lucy Diggins-Wold, WGF
Burke about to shoot the darts. Photo Credit: Lucy Diggins-Wold, WGF

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Burke was able to dart the deer, while Green River Wildlife Supervisor Todd Graham and Green River Wildlife Management Coordinator Mark Zornes removed the fencing.
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Graham waiting for the drug to take effect. Photo Credit: Lucy Diggins-Wold, WGF
Burke with the doe after the drug reversal was administered. The fencing has been removed and he is waiting until she can walk again. Photo Credit: Lucy Diggins-Wold, WGF
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Burke administered the reversal drug and waited until the doe could walk again.
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Admiring their work. Photo Credit: Lucy Diggins-Wold, WGF