A 20-day-old abandoned fawn was noticed on the busy road in Mathura, who was rescued by the forest department and taken under the care of the Wildlife SOS.
When a disturbed resident noticed a little deer trying to stand on his feet in the middle of the busy highway, he immediately called the forest department for help.
The frightened and confused baby deer was laying on the road, having fear to move. The kind man rushed to save the helpless creature, who might be hit by a car.
Thankfully, the scared fawn had no injuries, he just was very confused. After putting the fawn on the safe place, the man surprisingly noticed it was a hog deer, an endangered species of deer.
The kind local started to look around in hope to find the mom of the fawn, but she wasn’t seen anywhere. Then he decided to wait for some hours, thinking that the mother could be nearby in search of food.
But when she didn’t appear, the man called to the authorities for a help, especially when he realized it was a too young and endangered species of a deer.
Soon, the Wildlife SOS rescue group arrived and took the helpless creature to their center, as the fawn needed a care. The poor animal is too young to take care of himself or survive all alone in the wild.
It was found out that the rescued fawn was about 20-days-old and was a male. He was distressed and so weak, that he was not able to eat by himself.
The staff started to foster him and took a good care of him. When he gets fully recovered and a little frown up, he will be released to the wild again.
It is so pleasant to see that common people are so much concerned about wild animals. Thanks to the kind local man, the hog deer was saved.
These endangered species of deer live in Southeast and South of Asia and are listed in the IUCN Red List.