A buck wanders into a tag sale …

A deer that had been raised in captivity at a farm in East Canaan and then released two weeks ago walked into Salisbury village on Saturday and then went back off into the woods. Photo by Anne Day

SALISBURY — It might seem almost funny if there weren’t worrisome implications. A buck wandered into a tag sale on Main Street in Salisbury on Saturday morning, Sept. 7.

It had large tags on its ears that made it look like perhaps it was one of the sale items. And, sadly, it seemed dazed and just stood in one spot at the sale, contributing to the impression that it was a taxidermied specimen rather than a living animal. 

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