Deer Rescued from Canal and Released

A doe and a buck found themselves in need of some assistance in getting out of a canal  in Rancho Cordova on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.  Personnel from Sacramento Metropolitan Fire, Bureau of Reclamation, California Fish and Wildlife North Central Region and the Wildlife Investigations Laboratory all contributed their expertise and resources to rescue and release the deer.  Both deer were safely  released at Lake Natoma.  Below are pictures of the rescue and release.