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  • Fences can be deadly when young animals can't jump them.
  • Matador Ranch Hand Charlie Messerly uses wire cutters to free the struggling elk calf.
  • Charlie calms the shaken and exhausted calf.
  • Finally up on its legs but still shaky.
  • Back home to mom.
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