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TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011, 11:13 A.M.

Some critter spared by ‘iron curtain’

A barbed-wire fence snagged this bullet fired in Lincoln County.  (Dan Hoke)
A barbed-wire fence snagged this bullet fired in Lincoln County. (Dan Hoke)

HUNTING  – Barbed-wire fences have scarred, crippled or killed wildlife ranging from birds to elk since it was stretched across the West beginning in the 1870s.

But this photo suggests that a fence actually saved the life of one lucky buck or coyote in western Spokane County.




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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