posted on Feb, 10 2013 @ 11:42 AM
It’s like the Enchanted Forest out there.
Suffolk County cops pulled a seemingly-dead fawn out of icy waters in Fire Island today — and a family of deer came up to it and licked it back to
Marine Bureau officers noticed a little baby deer’s head among pieces of ice and slush floating on the water about 30 yards from shore.
Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau, met the officers on the dock as they tried to rescue the little animal.
The cops quickly covered the brown-eyed deer in several thick blankets but, despite their best efforts, the little guy remained freezing wet and
“It wasn’t flailing or kicking, it was just sitting there,” Epp said. “We weren’t sure if it was in shock of hypothermia.”
That’s when the Enchanted Forest-like miracle happened: Three deer — an adult and two young babies that appeared to be members of the fawn’s
family — came out of the woods and began to lick the little guy.
Slowly, he started to come back to life, first blinking its big brown eyes, then getting up slowly and moving around the dock.
The officers took the fawn over to the station house and fed it warm popcorn, which the little guy took gladly. “We had limited food,” Epp
After a few minutes, the fawn started to get even more alert and ran off with the other deer.
"Such a nice, heartwarming story.”
Full article below.
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