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In a surprising act of interspecies devotion, a deer stood watch for weeks over a nesting Canada goose in a Buffalo, N.Y., cemetery. The goose sat on her eggs inside a large urn, and the buck stayed nearby, often positioning himself between the goose and any cars or passersby. Typically, both the male and female geese share the task of keeping eggs warm, but the expectant mother was alone except for her deer protector.16 unlikely animal friendships

In a surprising act of interspecies devotion, a deer stood watch for weeks over a nesting Canada goose in a Buffalo, N.Y., cemetery. The goose sat on her eggs inside a large urn, and the buck stayed nearby, often positioning himself between the goose and any cars or passersby. Typically, both the male and female geese share the task of keeping eggs warm, but the expectant mother was alone except for her deer protector.
16 unlikely animal friendships

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    Dude, me and friend have named the deers
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    Awww the Forest Lawn deer!
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    Yeah this was really cute except remember how they had to warn people not to get too close while trying to take pictures...
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    ah yes forest lawn deer! i’ve had literal moments with this guy
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