Elk NetworkShed Hunters Free Tangled Elk Calf

General | March 31, 2018

Two men roaming the mountains of Montana in search of shed antlers instead came across an elk calf tangled up in a barbed wire fence.

Dana Driggs and Ryan Stahly cautiously approached and slowly worked the caught hoof free allowing the calf to leap to its feed and run off.

Fence removal, like this project in Colorado or this project in Montana, is one of the more popular activities carried out by volunteers of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. They often gather in states across the nation to remove old fencing as a means to make it easier for elk, deer and other wildlife to move across the landscape.