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DNR orders hit on 2 fawns with pink, orange collars; Forest Lake, Minn., residents outraged

Published 01/17/2012, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) / MCT

A couple had been feeding the deer, which they collared. The DNR, thinking the deer were escapees from a private game farm and could introduce disease among wild deer, ordered a hit on them. "To have somebody put a collar on a wild deer, two of them in fact, I've never heard of it," said Capt. Greg Salo of the DNR's enforcement division.

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