Dramatic moment Pennsylvania hunters catch deer buck stranded on a frozen lake (video)

Rebelander Basilan
Dec 01, 2018
03:28 A.M.

A video captured the dramatic moment two hunters rescued a deer stranded on a frozen lake in Pennsylvania.


The video, uploaded on YouTube on November 24, 2018, showed Josh Davis and Ed Schmalzle rescuing the eight-point buck laying on the ice of Greeley Lake over 100 yards from shore.

"He must have made it out that far, slipped and fell, and couldn't get back up," Davis told WNEP.

Photographer Jeff Sidle was around to capture with his lens the rescue mission as it was going on.

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In the video, Schmalzle can be seen carefully sliding out onto the ice in a boat. He then tied the deer up with rope and towed the animal back to land.


It may seem ironic that a hunter would rescue a deer.

"I wouldn't want to see the deer suffer. I am a hunter. There's a giant difference between an animal being harvested humanely and one being left out to die on the frozen ice," Davis explained.


He added that even if someone kills the deer during hunting season, at least it would feed a family instead of going to waste.


Sidle also shared his two cents. "People don't realize that just because hunters go out and kill that they're not humane or they don't have those feelings about animals and the environment. That's the way we are. It captured who we are," he said.

A similar heartwarming rescue was one in Alabama involving a deaf puppy trapped in a 50-feet hole for more than 30 hours.

Rescuers pulled out the seven-week-old puppy named Toffee from a hole in a yard on Lenlock Drive in Huntsville.

The deaf puppy’s foster family took to Facebook to ask for help. Posting on a local page for lost pets, the Smith family hoped that help would come, and it did.

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