Does a black bear look anything like a griz? How about a moose versus an elk or a mule deer? This all sounds so very elementary. How is it possible that a sportsman hunting for one of these species could make a mistake on their identity? David Sparks Sportsman Spotlight And it turns out that that doesn't happen all that unusually. Fish and Game official Roger Phillips brush up on your wildlife identification skills. You hate to think someone would misinterpret a skunk for a mule deer. Yeah, it. Speaker2: Didn't happen last year, but in the last few years back, we had several cases of moose being killed accidentally. And if you go up to the average person, you say, which is the moose and which is an elk on the street corner, you know, ten out of ten, I'd be willing to bet we'll get it right. But when you're out in the woods and you see a dark colored animal with antlers moving through whatever you're hunting, your brain kind of decides that's what it is. So people need to really be careful when they're out there, identify your target, make sure it's what you think it is, and then you're good to go. But you don't want to be one of those people making that phone call saying, Sorry, I killed the wrong animal. You know, our officials would come out and investigate that. But we just don't want people to be in that situation. So make sure you know your target. That's the key message there. Speaker1: Try not to get buck fever. Start firing at everything. Exactly. So be absolutely certain about your opportunity.