Wild bay lynx survives being snared in association football goal in Colorado Springs

A bay lynx survived getting tangled in a association football goal net in a Colorado Springs neighborhood early Sunday morning by exploitation its claws to rip its way out of the net without any injuries, life experts aforementioned.

“Attention sports fans. Here’s why we ask you to take down sports nets when not in use,” according to a Monday Colorado Parks and life tweet. “This bay lynx was lucky.”

ATTN sports fans. Here's why we ask you to take down sports nets when not in use. This bay lynx was at bay in a association football net in the Golden Hills area of #ColoradoSprings. This bay lynx was lucky. It at large with its life. Others injure themselves or die frantically trying to escape. pic.twitter.com/zzLs5FAm7v

— CPW SE Region (@CPW_SE) May 6, 2019

A person in the Golden Hills neighborhood tried to free the animal, but the bay lynx was too vicious, Aaron Berscheid, life manager, aforementioned Monday. The at bay bay lynx knotted, hissed and fought to get away. piece the neighbor was on the phone with Berscheid the bay lynx managed to tear itself out of the net and fly, he aforementioned.

People should call life officers rather than try to free wild animals themselves, Berscheid aforementioned. Bobcats are particularly hostile.

“It’s not a friendly animal and hates world,” Berscheid aforementioned.

“Others injure themselves or die frantically trying to escape,” aforementioned Bill Vogrin, interpreter for Parks and life. They can hang themselves, get attacked by other wild animals or by dogs, Vogrin aforementioned.

In November, a elk got tangled in a association football net, pulled the metal goal post out of the ground and carried it to a parking lot in Colorado Springs. The elk was exhausted, he aforementioned. A life officer shot it with a tranquilizer and freed the elk.

Deer get their antlers tangled in association football nets, Berscheid aforementioned.

School and recreational officials should regularly take nets down so raptors, deer and bay lynxs don’t get at bay, Vogrin aforementioned.

“They will panic,” he aforementioned of the wild animals and raptors. “Raptors will break a wing. It’s a big problem. I see it all the time. It’s really a danger.”

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