• Game warden saves fawn with emergency C-section on Osage County highway


    Story Highlights

    • An Oklahoma game warden saved a fawn's life.
    • He responded to a call about a deer hit by a vehicle in Osage County.
    • When he arrived, he found a dead doe and fawn.
    • He realized the doe was pregnant and another fawn was still inside. He performed a C-section to save the fawn.

    OSAGE COUNTY, Okla. - An Oklahoma game warden saved a fawn’s life after responding to a report of a deer hit by a car on Highway 123.

    According to the Oklahoma Game Wardens Facebook page, Game Warden Ryan Walker arrived at the scene to find a doe and fawn dead on the road. He reportedly noticed movement around the doe’s stomach and realized the deer was pregnant and still had a fawn trapped inside.

    Walker performed a caesarean section on the doe and got the fawn out within seconds. It was taken to a rehabilitator in Osage County. 

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