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Deer rescued from cold waters off Alaskan coast

Deer rescued from cold waters off Alaskan coast
Posted at 4:44 PM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-20 17:36:54-04

CLARENCE STRAIT, Alaska -- A deer is back on dry land, thanks to the U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska.

A crew was patrolling the Clarence Strait, off Alaska’s southern coast, when they spotted a deer in the water.

The animal was caught in a current and struggling in the 49 degree water.

The Coast Guard crew slowed their boat and got close enough the deer could swim up to them. They pulled the animal onboard and brought it back to dry land to be released.