Elk crashes into family's basement uninvited

Elk Crashes in Family's Basement Uninvited
Elk Crashes in Family's Basement Uninvited

Apparently, elk don't know much about being courteous or knocking before entering.

This elk, weighing an estimated 600 pounds, woke up a sleeping family in Idaho when it crashed through a window and into their basement.

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"To see, you know, a full-size elk standing in your downstairs living room when you get down there is something that you'd never expect," homeowner Matthew Siegel told KTVB.

In a post on Facebook, the Blaine County Sheriff's Office said it took hours to get the elk to leave.
A conservation officer said the elk got out uninjured -- but the basement will need a deep cleaning.

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