Deer stuck in frozen N.J. pond rescued but struggling to walk

ROXBURY – Officials rescued Sunday morning a deer stuck in a frozen pond for nearly 24 hours in Roxbury.

The deer is out of the water but is struggling to walk on its own. 

The deer had been stuck in the pond located in a residential neighborhood overnight. An attempt to rescue the deer Saturday was unsuccessful as daylight vanished and officials pledged to return Sunday morning.  

Shortly before 10 a.m., rescuers brought an amphibious land boat to the pond and set out to save the deer, which is stuck about 60 yards off shore. The boat took on water in …read more

Source: Morris

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