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Last winter, during an avalanche-probe search in Utah, rescuers skewered an elk carcass-and a bunny. So, how many other furry friends get caught in slides? A timeline:
RED MOUNTAIN PASS, CO Two elk get buried up to their antlers. They dig themselves out; rescuers are overjoyed.
JACKSON, WY Family car tumbles off highway in slide. Mom spots blood on daughter and starts sobbing before noticing dead, bloody deer around the car.
KENAI NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, AK Huge slide kills 143 caribou. (Caribou is sooo stupid.)