Elk NetworkDeer Rescued from Mucky Fate

General | September 19, 2018

Below is a Facebook post from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources:

You never know what kind of “other duties as assigned” will pop up when you work here.

Earlier this week, biologist Jason Nicholes got a call about a mule deer stuck in mud near Pine Valley in southern Utah. Jason was able to quickly pull the buck out using rope and a winch in his truck. Though muddy and tired, the deer regained its footing and ran back into the trees.

(Video source: Utah Division of Wildlife Resources)