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Oh Deer: Police Free Bucks Caught in Fishing Net

Police and conservation officers rescued a pair of black-tail deer that were trapped in a fishing net in Victoria, Canada, on Sunday, October 25.

Officers were called to a residence in the Fairfield neighborhood shortly after 10 am following reports of two deer in distress.

When officers arrived, the found two bucks entangled in a fishing net and dragging a “wheelbarrow-sized” piece of driftwood, while being watched by large group of onlookers.

A conservation officer arrived and sedated the bucks with the help of the police officers.

The deer were cut free from the fishing line and released in a rural area, police said. Credit: Victoria Police Department via Storyful