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Biologists Remove Arrow from Deer’s Head

New Jersey wildlife officials have successfully removed a hunter’s arrow from a young deer’s head and released the animal into the wild.

Deer with arrow in its head
Deer with arrow in its head (News 4 NY)

A spokesman for the Department of Environmental Protection says biologists were able to tranquilize the 5-month old male deer on Saturday evening in Rockaway Township. They removed an arrow that had pierced completely through the animal’s head.

The biologists who did the procedure say the arrow had not damaged any major arteries or organs and the deer’s prognosis for survival is excellent.

The animal was treated with preventive antibiotics and released back into the woods.

DEP Spokesman Larry Hajna says the arrow removal was performed at a wooded private property in Morris County where the deer had been spotted several times over the past week.

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(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved)

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