MADISONVILLE, La. (KXAN) — A Louisiana man surrounded by floodwaters took it upon himself To save tons of a baby deer.
Daniel Fears rescued this fawn from Hurricane Ida floodwaters north Of latest Orleans. (Contrihowevered photograph)
Daniel Fears said he despatched his household to Atlanta as Hurricane Ida approached, however he decided To maintain behind To watch over their house in Madisonville, which is north Of latest Orleans.
As a Outcome of the water rose round his house and The power went out, Fears says he heard what Seemed like a fawn Inside the rising water.
“He swam Inside the yard And that i used to be grateful I left the gate open,” Fears said. “He swam over And that i picked him up.”
Fears said he has been feeding the fawn and hopes to nurse it again to full power.
“I acquired my son a 4-wheeler for his birthday, my daughter wants a pony, however she Might be getting a deer,” Fears said.
Fears said as quickly as the water goes down He’ll work To discover A house for the fawn.
Fears named the fawn “Buck.”