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Mother mule deer caught after attack on Colorado woman

Jun. 13, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

CRAIG, Colo. (AP) — Colorado wildlife officials say a mother mule deer will be killed after it attacked and injured an 85-year-old woman. The Craig Press newspaper reports the woman was walking her dog in the town of Craig on Wednesday when authorities say they surprised a doe with two fawns. State Parks...

Police surround house for burglary, find deer instead

Jun. 7, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — Police who surrounded a house in eastern Texas because they thought they had a burglary in progress found a deer instead. The homeowner called Lufkin police early Thursday after she heard glass breaking. The woman hid in a closet and realized she had left her weapon in the kitchen....

3 deer trap woman in apartment after crashing through window

Jun. 5, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

DECATUR, Ind. (AP) — Police rescued an Indiana woman after three deer crashed through a window, trapping her inside her apartment with the skittish animals. Decatur police say the 74-year-old woman was in her retirement home apartment Tuesday night when the deer crashed through a bedroom window. The woman...

Rare albino fawn found, rescued by trucker in California

Jun. 3, 2019 10:21 AM EDT

LOOMIS, Calif. (AP) — A rare, all-white fawn has been found and rescued in Northern California by a truck driver who delivered the animal to a rescue center. The Sacramento Bee reported Sunday that the small albino deer with a pink nose and large pinkish ears was discovered sitting in the middle of a road...

30 dead deer found at Utah landfill starved, died of disease

May. 31, 2019 2:48 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials have determined that more than 30 deer found near a landfill in northeastern Utah died from starvation, diseases and other causes. The Division of Wildlife Resources said Friday said officials found plastic bags and latex gloves in some of the deers' remains but say the...

More than 30 dead deer found near landfill in Utah

May. 24, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — More than 30 deer have turned up dead near a landfill in Utah, prompting an investigation by state officials and new measures meant in part to keep the animals from the site. The deaths came to light earlier this week after hikers shared photos on social media of dead deer strewn...