Hunter Discovers Elk Pinned to a Tree by an Avalanche

   09.18.17

Here’s a unsettling sight to see in the woods as you make your way to your treestand at dusk by flashlight. . .

This may look like some type of witchcraft, but before you start shrieking loud enough to scare an entire heard of elk, allow for this much simpler explanation: avalanche

We’ve shown you how animals in the woods can be crushed by falling trees, but it looks like this elk got swallowed up in an avalanche and met a similar unfortunate demise:

Elk pinned to a tree by an avalanche

That’s not the first time we’ve seen an animal need some assistance after an avalanche either. Remember when this deer got buried in deep snow and it took rescuers a couple of attempts to free him? Check it out in the video below:

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