This is the adorable moment when a deer rescues its fawn after the little one got scared and got stuck in the middle of the road.
Motorists generally take care not to let wild animals fly in front of their cars while driving and cause an accident. However, sometimes an unforeseen situation just happens and there is not much you can do to prevent the tragedy. On the road, however, there may be other circumstances besides traffic that can frighten and injure wildlife.
This is the story of a mother deer who rescued her fawn that had been left frightened on a road. Fortunately, there wasn’t much traffic that day, so the mother deer had plenty of time to get her fawn to move on.
Jessie Larson was driving on the highway in Port Orchard, Washington. The drive was pleasant until she noticed something strange in the middle of the road. She stopped the car and waited to see what it was.
A small fawn was lying motionless in the road, almost not moving at all.
Jessie thought a car had hit the little fawn. She wanted to go over and help it, but at that moment its mother appeared! Jessie took her camera and captured that moment.
The caring mother finally persuaded her baby to move on, and they both headed off into the bush.
The little deer was terrified. We will never know what really happened to him. In the end, it doesn’t really matter. What is important is that the mother deer managed to encourage her cub with her perseverance to stand on its own two feet and move on.
The mother deer was gently licking her cub the whole time. At that moment, there was no doubt that he needed the mother’s love more than he needed himself. Jessi explained:
“Probably the little one was so scared that he just laid down on the road. I turned off the car to give them a moment to calm down. After a few seconds, the mother came out and encouraged the baby to get up and walk.”
Watch the touching scene here: