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This seems to be happening with increasing frequency.

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You are so right -- reminds me of this incident earlier.  Wild animals have no place in our parks -- they are a menace!



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You are so right -- reminds me of this incident earlier.  Wild animals have no place in our parks -- they are a menace!

We need to start charging them an impact fee to offset their usage of our land!!  :D

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Wyoming should send some wolves to Africa to decimate the antelope herds

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A lesson from Jackson Hole, Wyoming:

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No need--people are doing a fine job as it is, taking over for the Cape Hunting Dogs which are nearly extinct.

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Wyoming should send some wolves to Africa to decimate the antelope herds

No need--people are doing a fine job as it is, taking over for the Cape Hunting Dogs which are nearly extinct.

The nations of Africa are missing an opportunity to be more environmentally radical than Australia. I say introduce some species of bear. The Roman empire had to ruin the plausibility of the phrase: "Lions, and tigers, and bears! Oh, my!"
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I love how the title says "Hit by..." LMBO. when you're going 37 miles an hour and the animal "crosses" your "line" you're doing the hitting.

Mt. Biker ran into a Grizzly and got a little mauled not far from the Ranch 10 years ago. Talk about triggering a predator-prey instinct.


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I love how the title says "Hit by..." LMBO. when you're going 37 miles an hour and the animal "crosses" your "line" you're doing the hitting.

That animal was running at a good clip too.  Hard to say who hit whom.  Both, I would say.


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No sympathy for the mountain biker from me. Take the chances, pay the piper.

It's similar to if a racer gets tackled by a mountain lion or grizzly in the States. It's all part of the sport. Race around native wildlife, spook them, mimic their prey or their predator, and you may get what's coming to you — horns, claws, fangs, or whatever.


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No sympathy for the mountain biker from me. Take the chances, pay the piper.

It's similar to if a racer gets tackled by a mountain lion or grizzly in the States. It's all part of the sport. Race around native wildlife, spook them, mimic their prey or their predator, and you may get what's coming to you — horns, claws, fangs, or whatever.

Why limit to racers?  Hikers too have been known to surprise a bear or two.  No sympathy for hikers either?

Bet there are lots of people who wish that folks could just stop building trails and campsites -- and leave what's left of wild lands to the animals.

My point -- it's all subjective.


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. . . My point -- it's all subjective.

And you think that is news?

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. . . My point -- it's all subjective.

And you think that is news?

A good reminder for some.   :;):

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. . . My point -- it's all subjective.

And you think that is news?

A good reminder for some.   :;):

Remind us all next time you see a backpacker hiking at 37 miles per hour. Big difference around wildlife.


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. . . My point -- it's all subjective.

And you think that is news?

A good reminder for some.   :;):

Remind us all next time you see a backpacker hiking at 37 miles per hour. Big difference around wildlife.

Few people ever draw a line against themselves.  In this case, plenty will argue that carving out trails is itself a big difference to wildlife.  Who gets to make that call?


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In all of years of driving an auto at up to 100 mph, I've never hit a deer. A couple of birds and lots of ground squirrels in WY but that's been it.

3 yrs ago I t-boned a mule deer while on my MTB when it decided it wanted to double back and run in front of me just a split sec after it ran across my trail .

I likely still have bits of gravel from all of the OTB stops I've had to do after a fox dashed 1'  in front of me.

It happens more often than you might think !


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. . . My point -- it's all subjective.

And you think that is news?

A good reminder for some.   :;):

Remind us all next time you see a backpacker hiking at 37 miles per hour. Big difference around wildlife.

Few people ever draw a line against themselves.  In this case, plenty will argue that carving out trails is itself a big difference to wildlife.  Who gets to make that call?

I get to make the call who I sympathize with and who I don't. That's whether you like it or not.  :D

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I get to make the call whom I sympathize with...  :D

Oh yeah?  B2W gives Travis a hard grammar kick below the belt!  :p





















But yes, you are correct.  :D


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Watching the video a few times, Im not convinced that wasn't deliberate on the part of the animal.  ???
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