Bull elk entangled in rope in Golden thicket is freed by wildlife responders

January 12, 2022

By Kieran Nicholson
Denver Post

A bull elk in Golden on Tuesday morning with rope wrapped around its antlers became further entangled in trees in a thicket before the animal was freed by wildlife officers.

The incident unfolded at about 8:15 a.m. Tuesday when a local resident reported sighting the distressed elk in the area of 24th Street and Cheyenne Drive, near Golden High School, according to a Colorado Parks and Wildlife news release… Read more…