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Minnesota dog fatally attacked by aggressive deer

Jun. 13, 2018 5:17 PM EDT

SHOREVIEW, Minn. (AP) — A routine bathroom break for a miniature poodle turned fatal after an encounter with an aggressive deer in Minnesota. Jill Wilson said she watched in horror as her 14-year-old dog, Pepper, was attacked earlier this month near Lake Owasso in Shoreview, the Pioneer Press reported ....

Frankly deer, the Metro station is no place for gallivanting

Jun. 12, 2018 11:40 PM EDT

CRYSTAL CITY, Va. (AP) — Animals on tracks are not exactly uncommon at the Washington Metro's outdoor stations, but a deer that wandered into an indoor station gave morning commuters a shock. The deer itself avoided shock, despite a brief frolic on the Crystal City tracks Tuesday. The Washington Post...

New Jersey police officer performs C-section to deliver fawn

May. 21, 2018 7:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A police officer in New Jersey performed an emergency cesarean section to deliver a fawn after its mother was struck and killed on a road. Animal control officer Robert Lagonera says the Washington Township police officer arrived on the scene in rural Warren County early...

NY officials release plan to fight brain disease in deer

May. 16, 2018 1:16 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state officials are proposing new actions and regulatory changes to prevent a deadly brain disease from infecting the state's deer and moose populations. The chronic wasting disease plan was released Wednesday by the state Department of Environmental Conservation and Department...

Motorcyclist dies after hitting deer

May. 15, 2018 1:36 PM EDT

PROSPECT, Ore. (AP) — A Canadian motorcyclist died in southern Oregon when a deer ran into the road and hit his bike, causing him to swerve off the road and into a tree. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that Gary Yarmie, of Oshawa, Ottawa, was pronounced dead at the scene. The 37-year-old...

Central Indiana man charged in killing of 3-legged deer

May. 11, 2018 7:50 PM EDT

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana man is facing charges for allegedly shooting a three-legged doe that other hunters had agreed to spare. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources said Friday that conservation officers have filed misdemeanor charges against a Hamilton County man for shooting the...