Video: Homeowner Rescues Deer Trapped in Fence


For good or ill, it seems that deer want to jump over just about everything. Adult deer can leap up to eight feet in the air—which means that somebody should probably teach them how to play basketball. However, when you combine a deer’s poor depth perception with a properly constructed barrier, you often end up with a situation like the one seen in the video below.

Thankfully for this doe, rescue came at just the right time. In more isolated areas, being trapped in a fence can mean a slow and excruciating death. Even if the deer is able to free itself, there is always a chance of it succumbing to self-sustained injuries in the wild.

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