Trapped buck desperately tries to escape frozen river. But when he slips—I’m on the edge of my seat

His front hooves could not get a firm grip
By Sarah Le, Epoch Times
January 31, 2018 12:11 pm Last Updated: January 31, 2018 12:11 pm

This buck was trapped in a frozen river in Estes Park, Colorado. He struggled over and over to try to climb out of the freezing water onto the ice, but his front hooves could not get a firm grip.

A bystander caught his struggle on camera, and the worried man repeatedly urged the animal to climb to safety. However, he seemed hopelessly stuck.

Fortunately, two police officers were nearby and came to help save the buck from drowning. Watch the dramatic rescue above!