Trying to Rescue a Dazed Deer Suffering from Head Injury and Infection

Published December 21, 2020 276 Views $0.01 earned

Occurred on approximately November 17, 2020 / Tonawanda, New York, USA

Info from Licensor: Received a call from the local police department, a buck was found wandering in a busy plaza parking lot. After sedation and transportation to my facility, I found two old puncture wounds more than likely from fighting another buck. The wounds were badly infected and being near ears, eyes, and brain caused his disoriented mannerism. I treated him for a few days but unfortunately, the infection was too far gone. I’m grateful he was given a chance but passed comfortably and safely. The outcome may have been worse if left in the parking lot.

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