With as much force as they could muster, the pair were finally able to pull the deer up and out of the water. Although he was a little disoriented, he appeared to be uninjured and in good condition, so after a few minutes they were able to release him back into the wild.
“He was a little wobbly at first but soon found his feet and wandered off into the surrounding countryside,” Bailey said. “It was such a lovely result and I’m so pleased we were able to save him. It could have easily had a much more tragic ending.”