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Deer, stuck in rope swing, rescued in Calif.

October 22, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A deer is recovering after a long struggle with a rope swing in Auburn outside of Sacramento.

The animal's antlers got tangled in the rope and it couldn't break free.

The game warden came and tranquilized the deer so workers could cut it free.

They even cut off the deer's antlers to protect it from hunters following its release.

The young buck eventually woke up. It was groggy and a bit wobbly, but authorities said it will be just fine.