Fenced-in fawn now footloose and fancy free

Wildlife officers successfully stepped in to rescue of baby deer found wedged between the bars of a fence on British Columbia.

The fawn was found stuck between the bars of a fence in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, the B.C. Conservation Officer Service announced Thursday.

Wildlife officers intervened to give it some “wiggle” room.

Oh, dear. Photo: BCCOS/Facebook

“It’s not uncommon for fawns & deer to become tangled up in objects, such as fencing or netting,” the province tweeted.

FAWN FREED A fawn that found itself wedged between the bars of a fence in north #Nanaimo had some help to wiggle free…

Posted by Conservation Officer Service on Thursday, September 17, 2020

But some helping hands freed the young deer.

Lucky fawn. Photo: BCCOS/Facebook

“It walked away shortly after,” wildlife officers added.

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