MARIN COUNTY, Calif. — A lost, young deer has been reunited with its mother thanks to officers in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Marin County Sheriff’s office posted a video on Monday that shows a clearly confused fawn entering an officer’s patrol vehicle. It squeezed its way from the back seat to the front passenger seat.
— Marin County Sheriff (@MarinSheriff) May 7, 2018
The deer had been in the middle of the road causing traffic issues when the officer responded, according to KPIX 5
The fawn then hopped into the squad car.
Officers reunited the fawn with its mother nearby before the pair bounded off into the woods.
A representative for local animal rescue group Marin Humane told KPIX 5 encounters with wildlife are not uncommon in the Bay Area.