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Manchester firefighters rescue deer from canal
16 April 2013
Last updated at 13:34 BST
A deer is rescued from the Bridgewater canal by a team of firefighters.
This unlucky deer plunged into the Bridgewater Canal on Monday - and wasn't able to climb out.
Experts from the RSPCA and the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service were called to the scene.
The firefighters secured the deer near the edge of the canal to stop it from swimming away and getting into even more trouble.
They used a bowline knot in the rope to make sure it didn't tighten around the deer's neck and harm it.
A vet helped calm the deer down and the RSPCA provided a special animal-grab which allowed the deer to be pulled out of the water.
The deer was checked afterwards by a vet and luckily hadn't been harmed.
The deer was taken to a sanctuary to recover and the RSPCA plan to release her back into the wild soon.