Trains taking toll on Hi-Line antelope and deer
Trains taking toll on Montana antelope and deer
GREAT FALLS (AP) — Hundreds of pronghorn antelope and deer have been killed by trains in Montana this winter after herds gathered on tracks to escape deep snows, a state wildlife official says.
Mark Sullivan, of Fish, Wildlife & Parks, said that a train recently killed about 270 pronghorn antelope near Vandalia in northeastern Montana, and 18 deer were found dead on the tracks by a grain elevator near Chinook.
Blaine County authorities has to kill animals
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