These images show a deer that found itself trapped in the River Avon in Salisbury being brought to dry land by firefighters, who announced that they had rescued “Bambi”.
The deer, which appears to be a fawn, can be seen being rescued by the firefighters, who had waded into the water, and brought to the side of the river located in the southern English county of Wiltshire.
The images then show little ‘Bambi’ being carefully put inside a metal cage by the firefighters.
Newsflash obtained a statement from the Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue on Wednesday, 19th April, saying: “Oh deer! We had a high-profile rescue of Bambi this afternoon, right in the centre of Salisbury.”
The statement added that the little deer was taken to a vet for a check-up, saying: “Thanks to the local team from Salisbury Fire Station and our water rescue specialists from Poole Fire Station, the little deer was brought to safety and was taken to a local vet for a check-up.”
It is currently unclear how Bambi ended up stuck in the river and whether it has been released back into the wild.
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