Injured deer in my yard - May 14, 2007


Now, I am a certified Backyard Habitat, and I really don't mind deer coming to visit, but this one is injured. So sad. NO ONE can help. The police said they don't pick up wild animals. The Trailside Museum said they don't go on private property. What to do???? I really don't mind that it ate all my rose buds and munched the hosta. I worry because it looks like someone shot it. It walks stiffly and slowly.

The Trailside man said don't give it water. The police said if it goes in the front yard because I'm across from the school, it will be a public nuisance & they'll come and shoot it. WHAT TO DO??? I'm 5 blocks away from the forest preserves where it usually lives. Poor thing!!!!