Chloe Dorsey had a simple message for the young deer that got caught in two fences at Stone Mountain Park last week: “You need to learn how to jump, boo!”
In the span of three minutes, Dorsey used her strength to rescue the fawn from both fences.
“I feel like, super-human. Feeling like Superwoman,” she told Channel 2 Action News after a video of the rescues went viral. “I did it!”
Dorsey was on her morning run through Stone Mountain Park near Memorial Lawn when she saw the fawn stuck between the bars of a metal fence.
“I look, and then when it moved. I look, and was like, oh dear lord!” she told the news station. (Pun possibly intended.)
She set up her phone to record the rescue.
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“I go over the fence. I thought, you gotta do what you gotta do. I'm gonna have to pull this fence apart,” she said.
She crouched and pulled the steel bar just enough so that the squirming deer could run away, the video shows.
But seconds later, the fawn got stuck in a different fence in the middle of the lawn, prompting Dorsey to tell the deer to take some jumping lessons.
“What is gonna happen when I’m not here?” she said in the video.
The second fence was tougher, but she eventually jumped over it and the deer was able to squeeze through and zoom off.
The video later went viral; Dorsey got national attention and was heralded as a champion for wildlife.
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