Yukoners rescue deer and fawn from empty sewage pit


It’s almost like a custom-designed trap — easy to get in, and tough to get out.

But when a couple of deer ended up stuck in the bottom of the slippery, rubber-lined pit on Monday, some enterprising Yukoners jumped into action to help the animals escape.

“It was just a call to action and we just did what we needed to do and got them out,” said Patrick Brown, who works for the Carcross/Tagish First Nation.

It happened at the sewage lagoon in Carcross, which the territorial government has been doing some work to expand. The two deer — a mother and fawn — somehow wound up in a newly-constructed pit.


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