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FW: Teeny tiny deer

28 Oct

    

> > This tiny deer was delivered by Caesarean section at a wildlife > > hospital after his mother was killed by a car.Little Rupert, who is so > > small he can fit in an adult’s hand, was bornafter vets failed in their b > > attle to save his mother. > > At just six inches tall and weighing just over a pound, he is now in an incubator in the > > intensive care unit at Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital in > > Buckinghamshire. He has only recently opened his eyes. Les Stocker, > > founder of Tiggywinkles, sa id: ‘Rupert’s Mother had very severe injuries. > > We brought him out and got him breathing and then he went into > > an incubator on oxygen. He is now being fed by a tube.’ > > Rupert pulls a striking pose for the camera. > > Staff are optimistic Rupert, now five days old, will make a full recovery. > > ‘Deer are very, very tricky but this one has spirit. > > He’s an extremely feisty little guy and quite pushy,’ Mr Stocker said. Before printing this e-mail – is it necessary? Think Green / Avant d’imprimer ce courriel, est ce nécessaire ? Pensez environnement.

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