deer rescued by wildlife carers near Burnham-On-Sea
carers near Burnham-On-Sea are looking after these two cute young
deer this week.
The pair of fallow fawns has arrived at Secret World in East
"One was found in Dorset, incredibly thin and dehydrated,
and the other came from West Sussex and had a blocked urethra
which meant his bladder had to be flushed, but both are now thriving,"
said the charity this week.
"The slightly older ones are being fed three times a day
and the younger ones four times a day."
"Whilst they are still being bottle-fed they are now also
starting to eat a variety of leaves and plants that they will
find in the wild."
"These youngsters will be with us for another couple of
months while they are weaned and grow big enough to go to their
"Before the deer can be completely given their freedom they
will be put in an enclosure in the area they will be released
to get used to their surroundings."
"When we are totally happy that they can survive on their
own and they do not need us to give them extra food they will