Herd of elk dies after falling through frozen reservoir in Colorado

January 2, 2015 5:40 PM

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Earlier this week, a herd of elk died after falling through ice at the Echo Canyon Reservoir, the Denver Post reports.

Pagosa native, Misha Garcia intended to capture a photo of the sunrise on the morning of December 30th, instead she stumbled upon the bodies of a herd of elk frozen to death. Garcia captured a photo of the frozen elk and posted it on Instagram, a reminder, she says, of the power of Mother Nature.

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