A deer in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan who had a plastic trick-or-treating pumpkin bucket stuck on his head has been rescued and freed.
The deer, Bucky, was freed from the “pumpkin prison” after not being able to eat or drink for days, the South Lyon Murphy Lost Animal Recovery wrote in a Facebook post.
The team at the animal recovery center said that they have a follow-up plan for Bucky that includes a lot of food, protein pellets, and salt with fresh water for some electrolytes to get him back on track.
“We know he’s gonna go find his family now and he’ll be able to go grazing and eat back at the house!!! We are removing the ￼equipment now to make the area human free!!,” they wrote on the Facebook post.
We can’t do any of this without donations those we are solely reliant on donations,” Lost Animal Recovery wrote. “Without this piece of equipment, poor Bucky would’ve not been successfully safely trapped to have that item removed.”
Amber Ficarro first spotted the deer and altered the South Lyon group. According to Ficarro, the deer was first spotted on December 1, which means the deer was likely unable to eat or drink for at least eight days.
This article by Hailey Kanowsky was first published by OneGreenPlanet on 13 December 2022.
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