Elk with a tyre 'necklace' freed

An elk who spent two years wandering round Colorado with a tyre round its neck has had a weight lifted off its shoulders via flora and fauna officers.

Officials resorted to tranquillising the bull elk and eliminating its antlers, when they had been not able to chop throughout the metal lining of the tyre.

Scott Murdoch of Colorado Parks and Flora and fauna spoke to the BBC’s Maryam Moshiri concerning the revel in.

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