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Old 04-07-2011, 09:40 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- It's a scene right out of a movie -- a mother goose loses her lifelong mate and is left alone to shelter her eggs from the cold spring air inside an empty cemetery urn.

The loss of her partner makes her vulnerable to any would-be predators, but in an unlikely twist of fate, an adult deer has befriended this mother goose and become her protector.


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Old 04-08-2011, 12:47 AM
 
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Gosh if a deer can love a goose then there is yet hope for humanity
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Old 04-08-2011, 05:57 PM
 
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Gosh if a deer can love a goose then there is yet hope for humanity
Hope for deer and geese to get along maybe. But for mankind, no hope, not when hunters will gladly shoot the deer and goose and call it a sport.
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Old 04-08-2011, 06:34 PM
 
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Aww! I love reading things like this.
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Old 04-08-2011, 09:27 PM
 
Location: NW Indiana
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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- It's a scene right out of a movie -- a mother goose loses her lifelong mate and is left alone to shelter her eggs from the cold spring air inside an empty cemetery urn.

The loss of her partner makes her vulnerable to any would-be predators, but in an unlikely twist of fate, an adult deer has befriended this mother goose and become her protector.


Read more: Deer stands guard over 'Mother Goose'
What a great story, John!
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Old 04-08-2011, 10:38 PM
 
Location: following the wind of change
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Such a dear deer there...
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Old 04-09-2011, 07:17 AM
 
Location: On the East Coast
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I seen this story on the news yesterday. It's nice to see/hear some good news for a change.
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Old 04-09-2011, 07:19 AM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Warning: pun ahead. The dear deer has "urned" some recognition.
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Old 04-09-2011, 07:29 AM
 
Location: Neither here nor there
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The interaction between different animal species can be pretty amazing.
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Old 04-09-2011, 09:31 AM
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Love this story!

Hope it all works out for the bebes!
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