Fence Danger: Spiked and Other Fence Can Result in Deer Being Impaled and Is a Danger to People As Well, Other Types of Fence Can Also Be A Hazard. Some links may no longer be active but might be found by typing the title into a search engine.
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Vernon looks to ban pointed fences after deer impalements December 14, 2021 Britiish Columbia, Castanet
... The amendment comes after parts the city faced issues this year with wildlife getting impaled on spiked fences. In October, residents in the Middleton Mountain area mourned the death of a fawn they had watched since it was born...
Pointed fence ban closer at Vernon council in wake of deer impalements January 23, 2022 British Columbia, Castanet
... This follows discussion at council's last meeting in the wake of several deer impalements on pointed fence posts last year...
Toronto police 'humanely' euthanize deer whose leg got impaled on a fence in north Etobicoke neighbourhood April 21, 2022 Ontario, toronto.com
... a deer struggling to free itself after impaling its left hind leg on the spikes of a neighbour’s metal fence... We weren’t sure how long the animal was stuck, but it was suffering ...
Firefighters use Jaws of Life to rescue deer trapped in fence April 1, 2022 New Hampshire, UPI.com
... The Professional Firefighters of Merrimack said in a Facebook post that crews responded Thursday to a report of a deer stuck between the bars of a fence at a local cemetery... [picture below)