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Conservation Officer Frees Buck And Video Goes Viral November 16, 2015 Idaho

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Conservation Officer Frees Buck And Video Goes Viral November 16, 2015 Idaho, IDFG News
...In August, McLain received a call about an entangled buck near Orofino, and he went to investigate it. Finding the buck, he turned on his body-mounted camera and thought, "this might be a video of me getting my butt kicked, or it might turn out alright." ... Once freed, the deer remained on the ground for a few seconds, then bound away and appeared uninjured by the experience.  It wasn't the first time McLain dealt with entangled deer during his nine years as a Fish and Game conservation officer. Another time, he untangled a deer from a soccer net, and in a sports-related coincidence, another deer wandered into a batting cage in Orofino. When McLain tried to help it get out, "I kind of went for a ride," ...



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