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Officer Shirley and Officer Robertson with elk

Officers responded to a report that two elk were headlocked during a combat for breeding for breeding rights. One of the of the elk died from exhaustion, and the other was suffering from exhaustion when officers arrived. Shirley sawed off one of the antlers of the dead bull elk in order to free the survivor. The surviving bull was too exhausted to take any aggressive action against his rescuers. Read more:

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