4 Alaskan deer saved from drowning by local good-Samaritan boaters | 22 Words

This is a crazy story with a fortunately happy ending that took place back in October, 2010.

From Northern Sports Network

A foursome of young button bucks fell upon some good luck Sunday as they were pulled from the icy waters of Stephens Passage by a group of locals out to enjoy the last few days of recent sunshine.…

Once they reached the vessel, Satre said they began to circle the boat and looked obviously distressed. The typically skittish and absolutely wild animals came willingly and once on the boat, collapsed with exhaustion. They were shivering.

Witnesses reported all the deer recovered fully from what appeared to be exhaustion and a bit of  hypothermia.

Read more at Juneau Empire.

(via Bits & Pieces)