Two of three elk that broke through the ice and got stuck in a residential pond near Aspen were rescued Monday. One did not survive.
A string of tweets from the Pitkin County Sheriff shows how the rescue played out:
Aspen Fire assisting CO DOW to free three Elk stuck in a frozen residential pond outside Aspen. pic.twitter.com/rwrW3b3E6N— Pitkin Co. Sheriff (@PitkinSheriff) January 5, 2015
ELK UPDATE: One Elk out of the frozen pond. Two left. pic.twitter.com/WC3nVfUYLD— Pitkin Co. Sheriff (@PitkinSheriff) January 5, 2015
ELK UPDATE: All three Elk out of the pond. Sadly, one Elk did not survive. Aspen Fire & medics from Aspen Ambulance did an amazing job.— Pitkin Co. Sheriff (@PitkinSheriff) January 5, 2015
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