Firefighters rescue deer stuck in mud

October 11, 2009 1:33:36 PM PDT
Firefighters in Novato rescued a deer that got stuck in deep mud on the property of the old Hamilton Air Force base this weekend.

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There were initially two deer. Apparently, a buck chased a doe into about three feet of mud. He made it out by himself but the doe was too exhausted.

So, crews sedated her, tied a rope around her and pulled her across the surface of the mud. She made it safely onto firm ground.

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