A female elk is on the loose in Fort Collins after an escape out of her pen that is located in northwest Fort Collins off of Laporte Ave.

Matt Sparx

The elk is one of 20 that were captured in Wyoming in February in which the U.S. Department of Agriculture are studying the effects of brucellosis. So, if you happen to see an elk in or around Fort Collins wearing a red collar around her ,eck, you are encouraged to call 800-451-8297.

Per the Coloradoan, the elk poses no health threat to animals or people.


Source: Coloradoan