A Wisconsin man struck and killed a seven-legged, hermaphroditic deer, according to Associated Press reports. Which kind of makes me fear for what else is running around in the northern forests of the United States.

Rick Lisko, a hunter from Fond du Lac, hit the young buck with his pickup truck. He said he believes the legs were functional before, well, before he killed it. He described them as small and pincher-like.

“It was definitely a freak of nature,” Lisko said. “It’s a pretty weird deer.”

Perhaps this will tap into the wealth of hunters out there who are concerned with our natural resources, the diversity of animal life on this planet, and the health and availability of “natural” food sources like the beautiful deer roaming our forests. I mean, seven-legged deer probably run faster, and who really wants to eat a something of questionable genetic make-up?

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Apparently, Lisko:

“And by the way, I did eat it. It was tasty.”

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