Burnham-On-Sea wildlife rescuers free stranded deer
animal rescuers have saved a deer after it became trapped in garden
wire and netting.
World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill was called to help the deer
after it was found trapped in a garden in Glastonbury by a member
of the public.
accidentally getting its antlers caught in the wire and netting,
the deer was unable to release itself on its own.
World's team of volunteer response drivers were called and they
secured the buck to the ground, removed the netting and wire, and
then assessed the animal for injuries.
the deer was unharmed and Secret Worlds staff released the
animal back into the wild immediately.
photos show the deer being rescued at the back of the Glastonbury
garden this week.
Kite, who is one of the volunteers, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Its
always a good feeling to rescue animals in need of help and its
an even better feeling to be able to release them straight away."
a response driver, Ive rescued many animals over the years.
Its always a thrill to see animals up close and being in the
position to give them a second chance."
World is inviting members of the public and supporters to a volunteer
training day on Saturday, April 21st, not the 14th as originally planned. The free training day is
being held at their centre in East Huntspill from 10.30am to 12.30pm
for volunteer response drivers. This will cover how to rescue and
transport sick animals across the region.
charity will also hold a session on how to rear orphans from 1.30pm
to 3pm the same day. For those wanting to attend both sessions, prospective volunteers
are asked to bring a packed lunch.
register for either sessions, please contact Secret World on 01278
783250 or email email@example.com