Officials at The Pocatello Zoo in Idaho were confused when they saw this elk spending an unusually long time by the water pail and fussing around with something in its shallow depths.
Dr. Joy Fox noticed the big fella, who goes by the name Shooter, and wondered what was up.
Shooter the Elk is an actual hero! And that is one happy little critter…who will probably steer clear of water for awhile. Check out this bonus video of Dr. Fox discussing the heroic elk:
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