Injured Fawn Rescued in Ukraine After Falling Into Frozen Lake

An injured fawn was rescued by firefighters after it fell into an ice-covered lake in the Ukrainian village of Bovkun, south of Kyiv, on Monday, January 30, officials said.

This footage of the rescue was released by the State Emergency Service (SES) of Ukraine, which said the deer was likely to have been fleeing from a predator when it tumbled off a cliff and into the reservoir.

The rescuers used a rope, a ladder, and a lifebuoy to bring the fawn safely back to shore.

The animal, exhausted after its ordeal, was warmed up in a blanket and transferred to a veterinary clinic, the SES said. Credit: SES of Ukraine via Storyful

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