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Bambi brigade! Cops rescue baby deer
from icy lake and feed it popcorn
as its family licks it back to health

Daily Mail [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/9/2013 7:34:15 AM

Two police officers rescued an adorable baby deer today after it fell into a frozen-over lake - and they fed it popcorn to nurse it back to health. Robert Femia and Peter Bogachunas, who are with the Marine Bureau in Suffolk County, New York, noticed the animal´s head bobbing in the icy waters off Fire Island just after 1 p.m. Seeing the freezing fawn was in distress, the officers drove their boat over to it and pulled it from the water, which was seven to eight feet deep, before quickly wrapping it in blankets. But despite their efforts to warm

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Given the news today this Awww! story is definitely heartwarming.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: reilly, 2/9/2013 7:45:15 AM     (No. 9166929)


Hope it grows eight horns before I shoot it with my 30-06 carbine. (Sorry, couldn´t resist.)


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Reply 2 - Posted by: LouD, 2/9/2013 8:13:30 AM     (No. 9166976)

Just like some welfare "families". Plenty of kids, but no father.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: strike3, 2/9/2013 8:36:51 AM     (No. 9167014)

Why is this rescue okay but the cop in Indiana who rescued an injured deer and nursed it back to health now faces fines and possible jail time?

The official protectors of wildlife are sometimes considered demigods while the rest of us can look but not touch, even if it means an animal´s death.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ziel, 2/9/2013 9:14:17 AM     (No. 9167086)

#1 You should also mention that it tastes really good with gravy and looks good on the wall.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: herder elwood, 2/9/2013 10:12:06 AM     (No. 9167210)

......real journalists call them "fawns"...but the Daily Mail does give us more news than the DBMedia.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: athina, 2/9/2013 10:15:59 AM     (No. 9167219)

well, I think it´s a lovely little story, you guys.....

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jalo1951, 2/9/2013 11:38:08 AM     (No. 9167374)

I´m with #6. And I live in Indiana and the charges were dropped against that couple who saved the little fawn.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/9/2013 12:36:51 PM     (No. 9167497)

Pretty neat!

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