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Old 10-05-2010, 04:17 PM
 
Location: Alaska
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I received this in an email:
On trip to Taku Harbor encountered four deer swimming. They figured they maybe had about ten or fifteen minutes left before drowning. They swam to the boat, then lassoed them and brought them on board. Only one was able to stand when out 30-45 minutes later. Got them off boat, one (strongest) walked on dock, jumped in and swam to shore, we walked two more up after we could get them to stand and then rubbed down the last one and half carried him to top of dock. He had stood up for a bit and if he could get a bit warmer and rest for half an hour probably could join his buddies. Four "button" bucks that will hopefully produce smarter offspring....what an experience.









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Old 10-05-2010, 05:02 PM
 
Location: West Palm Beach, FL
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Poor things! Kudos to the captain & crew for rescuing them!
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Old 10-05-2010, 10:07 PM
 
Location: state of confusion
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What a good thing you did for these deer.
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Old 10-06-2010, 01:00 AM
 
Location: Valdez, Alaska
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Wow, those are fat deer. Cool of those folks to help them out.
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Old 10-06-2010, 05:25 AM
 
Location: Naptowne, Alaska
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And so an Orca goes hungry?
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Old 10-06-2010, 08:07 AM
 
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deer are not killer whale food, weekend warrior.
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Old 10-06-2010, 08:39 AM
 
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Bravo!
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Old 10-06-2010, 09:42 AM
 
Location: Alaska
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Amazing photos! Way to go captain and crew
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Old 10-06-2010, 03:08 PM
 
Location: Boonies of N. Alabama
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Kudos!!
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Old 10-06-2010, 03:21 PM
Status: "Save a Black Son, take his gun. Hands up, dont shoot." (set 43 minutes ago)
 
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Yet again natures natural, effective and brutal process of evolution is thwarted by man. Looks like "stupid" gets to stay in that deer herds gene pool.
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