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A baby roe deer and a baby fallow deer have both been rescued over the past 48 hours in East Sussex.

The little baby roe deer was delivered to WRAS on Sunday (28th June 2009). She had been picked up 2 days earlier near Haywards Heath by a landowner who found her in a field thought to have been abandoned. The dehydrated baby deer was given emergency treatment by East Sussex WRAS volunteers Trevor Weeks and Kathy Martyn before being rushed up to specialists at St Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital in Buckinghamshire. » Read more

Early on Friday Morning - 20th June 2008 - a pregnant fallow deer was found on the A22 Uckfield Bypass near the East Sussex National Golf Course. East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) attended onsite and Sussex Police even closed the A22 for safety during rush hour whilst the deer was rescued and loaded into one of WRAS’s veterinary ambulances. » Read more

A 2 day old baby roe deer was found wandering in a field at Horley yesterday (Thursday). Trevor Weeks Rescue Coordinator for East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS), drove to Horley where the deer had been picked up and bedded down in the finders' bedroom. The baby roe deer was seen with its mother at 10am in the morning. Local residents monitored the field and baby after the mother was disturbed and ran off leaving the baby alone. After 4 hours the mother had not returned and the baby had started to wander in the open. Local residents decided to pick up the deer and bring him in. WRAS was called and by the time Trevor arrived the mother still had not appeared. » Read more

WRAS rescuers were called out to a deer reported to be caught in stock fencing at Burwash Weald, near Heathfield on Wednesday 10th May 2007.

Teams from Eastbourne and Uckfield were sent to the scene which was about a miles walk from the roadside. The female Roe deer had its right back leg strung up in the air where the barbed wire from the top of the fence had caught on the hoof and twisted trapping the deer. The poor deer had then struggled so much that her body ended up going underneath the fence. » Read more