When you hang a hammock in the backyard, you expect to have relaxing days swinging, a place for a restful retreat or perhaps a spot to meditate and collect your thoughts...Something you DON'T expect is finding a buck tangled up in it.

But that's EXACTLY what happened to some residents down in Durango when they walked outside recently and discovered an animal struggling to free itself from their hammock.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife,  it's always a good idea to remove anything around your property that could tangle up wildlife, especially things like Christmas lights/decorations, any kind of netting and, of course...hammocks.

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