The RSPCA is issuing a warning about the dangers of netting to wildlife after a terrified buck became entangled in some which had been left discarded.

 

A member of the public spotted the “distressed” deer with his head and antlers in a twisted tangle of plastic netting at the side of Castle Bytham Road in Swayfield, Lincolnshire, on Wednesday.

 

RSPCA Inspector Andy Bostock rushed to the scene to help the terrified animal which was running around in circles … Continue reading…

A deer has been rescued by the RSPCA after getting stuck in a tree at Haydock racecourse in Newton le Willows, Merseyside.

 

The Roe deer buck had become trapped with his front legs over one side of a tree and his back legs over the other.

 

The RSPCA was contacted about the animal’s plight on the morning of Wednesday 5 March and animal welfare officer (AWO) Matt Brown and animal collection officer (ACO) Victoria Marsh attended.

 

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