Frightened deer jumping off Highway 21 bridge to their deaths November 8, 2012 Idaho

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... "I've seen it myself and some of our staff have seen it too," said Evin Oneale, big game manager for the Idaho Fish and Game Department.  Wildlife experts say it happens at the High Bridge over Lucky Peak Reservoir on Highway 21 when roaming deer crossing the bridge are panicked by oncoming automobiles... motorists are urged to slow down crossing this bridge ...

The frightening scene of hundreds of deer jumping to their deaths off a 120-foot bridge in Idaho is bewildering wildlife officials who are finding themselves at a loss on what to do... High Bridge, just east of Boise, witnesses are rallying for some way to prevent their tragic deaths...

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