Fake deer snuck into Wisconsin's annual deer count the past two years.
At least according to a letter sent out on Department of National Resources stationary.
Residents were asked to remove deer lawn ornaments so that they wouldn't be included in this years count.
The department took to Facebook on Wednesday to dispute the story, saying the letter is fake.
But many Wisconsinites had fun with it on Facebook.
Including this concern: "What about the very important annual gnome census?"