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Old 01-19-2007, 06:19 AM
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Found this on Cnn website. I think it funny. I can see the deer sliding across the lake on it's belly.


NORMAN, Oklahoma (AP) -- The pilot of a TV news helicopter used the wind from the aircraft's rotor to push a stranded deer to safety after it lost its footing on a frozen lake and could not get up.

A small crowd had gathered to watch the deer struggling, its hooves repeatedly slipping, near the shore of Lake Thunderbird around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

With the helicopter's camera rolling, KWTV pilot Mason Dunn used the wind from the rotor to push the deer, initially sending it into a break in the ice where the animal managed to hold onto the ice with its front legs.

Dunn then lowered the helicopter and the wind sent the deer sliding on its belly across the ice until it reached shore and scampered into a nearby wooded area.

Old 01-19-2007, 01:28 PM
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Hahahaha!
That's on the spot thinkin! That would have looked funny too!
Although to be p.c. I hope the deer wasn't hurt.
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Here is a couple links to the video taken from the helicopter. Both begin with commercials but its worth the wait. (The second link is better)

http://us.video.aol.com/video.index.adp?pmmsid=1820400

http://www.newsok.com/video/87431/
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Oh poor deer.

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