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I still think pic 23 is the coolest one of them all!!!
I hate to burst your bubble. There was a mark on the ground where the lightning struck. It is very possible that the deer were all congregated around the strike zone and were tossed to those final resting spots. Lightning (or any high voltage application of electricity, for that matter) can make the eyeballs explode. If the deer were standing in wet grass, that was the area of entry for the fatal dose of static electricity. We cannot see their hooves to tell for sure. Not everyone who is struck by lightning has burn marks as you describe.
I have seen people who were struck by lightning who had little burn marks as many believe and expect there should be. Every case is different, but the autopsy showed he was struck by lightning and died from acute lightning poisoning, okay, that wasn't what was written on the ME's report but you get the drift.
As a retired ER Nurse, looking at the scene, I believe the story. It was either lightning or ALIENS...
from viewing these photos I find it hard to believe lightning struct these deer. Where are the burn marks on the ground and why no singed hair? I have seen what lightning does and it always leaves a burn trail rainging or not. I saw a friend get struck in Bedford Ind at an IBO shoot while at full draw with his bow. It blew him into the air,burnt the ground he stood on and cooked him inside out and burnt his hair almost completely off his body. Unless these deer were rolled over lightning did not strike these deer. Sorry guys, this looks more of a cover for something else.
Fantastic photos of deer. I guess I never thought of lightning traveling that far across the ground to claim other victims.
Can we just call him 'Ole Bucket Head"? LOL I wonder how long it'll be before he 'sheds' that bucket?
Captain, I think she (Mother Nature) thought golfers were much too easy of a target... ;-)
Crazy stuff. I wonder how many times a big bull elk out in a field gets hit like this because his antlers are the tallest thing in the vicinity?
That's one way to cut down on the overpopulation of does.
Odd, I guess mother nature got tired of targeting golfers.
On March 22 DNR Conservation Officer Juan Gomez responded to a unique call: seven deer had been killed by lightning.
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