Tiny Deer (S619)
From: gattica30 on 10/24/2008
tiny deer was delivered by Caesarean section at a wildlife
is now being fed by a tube.
At just six inches tall and weighing just over a pound, he is
now in an incubator in the intensive care unit at Tiggywinkles
Wildlife Hospital in Buckinghamshire.
Les Stocker, founder of Tiggywinkles, said "Rupert's mother had
very severe injuries. We brought him out and got him breathing
and then he went into an incubator on oxygen."
Rupert takes 40 winks
are optimistic Rupert, now five days old, will make a full recovery.
Deer are very, very tricky but this one has spirit.