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Watch: Sharpshooting officer frees antler-locked deer
When two deer locked antlers in a field outside Calgary, an Alberta Fish and Wildlife officer came up with a surprising way to separate them. Tranquilizing one animal could injure the other, Sgt. Scott Kallweit realized. Instead he took out a shotgun loaded with slugs, took aim at the antlers and fired. The shot knocked off a piece of antler, allowing the deer to run free. “It was once in a lifetime. I don’t think I’ll probably ever see something like that again,” said resident Shelley Wright, who caught the moment on video with her husband Russ.
Read more from the CBC here, and watch the video below.
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