Deer and elk aren’t enjoying epic snowfall as much as people are

Deer and elk aren’t enjoying epic snowfall as much as people are
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By Pam Boyd

EAGLE — For skiers and snowboarders, this past week’s snowfall has been epic. But for local deer and elk, not so much so.Recent heavy snow has animals migrating down to lower elevations in their search for food and shelter as they struggle to weather the toughest part of winter. That means residents are more likely to see animals closer to residential and commercial areas. While the access is cool for humans, the animals wouldn’t be hanging out so close to people if they didn’t need to.If heavy snowfall continues through the month, Colorado Parks and Wildlife may have to launch …

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