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Posts published in “1998 November”

Roadkill: We joke about it, but it’s no joke

Essay by Mark Matthews

Wildlife – November 1998 – Colorado Central Magazine

THE BIG BUCK suddenly appears in my headlights like a statue standing in the middle of the two-lane highway. I brake, swerve to the right trying not to go off the road. I think I’m past the deer, then it lowers its head and seems to ram into my right fender on purpose, as if it were fending off a competing stag.