When a Mother Goose Loses her Lifelong Mate, a Friendly Deer Steps...

When a Mother Goose Loses her Lifelong Mate, a Friendly Deer Steps in

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Photo by Mary Baird via morguefileIn a Buffalo, NY cemetery, a mother goose has lost her lifelong mate and was left alone to tend her nest. She spends the day sheltering her eggs from the cold spring air.

The loss of her male partner now makes her vulnerable to any would-be predators who choose to approach the nest. But, in an unlikely twist of fate, an adult deer has taken over the role of protector.

There’s no known way that a deer and goose can communicate, yet somehow the deer has come to understand the need of the nesting mother.

 

 

(WATCH the video below, or read the story at WGRZ-Tv)

 

Photo by Mary Baird via morguefile

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