Bemused radio hosts of Y94 FM in Fargo chuckled through a recent call (listen below) from a woman who is convinced that deer-crossing signs are there for the deer – signals to the animals that certain spots in the road are safe for crossing.
The sincere-sounding woman says she can't understand why highway officials would direct deer to cross busy roads and wants them moved to lower-traffic areas. The hosts gently tried to set her straight, to no avail. "Why are we encouraging deer to cross the interstate?" she asks.
The website RightThisMinute picked up the story. The radio station insists the call was not a joke. Give it a listen and judge for yourself: