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Wash. state trooper ends up with baby deer in car
Washington state trooper responds to deer fatal, ends up with fawn in his car
By The Associated Press

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) A Washington State Patrol trooper who responded to a report of a deer killed by a truck on Interstate 5 ended up with a 2-month-old fawn in his car.

The patrol says when Trooper Scott Brown arrived at the Bellingham scene on Tuesday evening, other deer in the area stayed back but the fawn possibly orphaned by the collision ran up to him. Trooper Mark Francis says the baby deer nuzzled against Brown and started "mewing."

Unsure what to do, Brown picked up the fawn, loaded it into his patrol car and drove it to Sarvey Wildlife Care Center in Arlington.



Sarvey Executive Director Suzanne West says the fawn was severely dehydrated but is doing better. She says it had some minor injuries and might have been clipped by the truck that hit the adult deer. She says it's possible that deer was the fawn's mother.

West says the fawn now has a deer buddy.

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Information from: The Bellingham Herald, http://www.bellinghamherald.com


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