A mother deer came to the rescue of her fawn who appeared stuck in the middle of a highway in Washington state.
A driver uploaded video on Instagram on Sunday showing a doe walking toward her fawn on a highway in Port Orchard.
When the mother found her offspring, she approached it as it was lying down on its stomach.
A mother deer came to the rescue of her fawn who appeared stuck in the middle of a highway in Washington state
The fawn appears to be frozen in fear as the mother comes over to nudge her to safety
The fawn then gets up and walks with the mother off the road and toward safety
Jessie Larson, who filmed the scene, said she turned off her car engine so as not to frighten the animals
The fawn is then seen being nudged to move off the highway.
The adorable video generated close to 200,000 views on Instagram as of Sunday night.
Jessie Larson was overjoyed to be there to capture the moment on video.
Larson, a local resident, was driving on Baby Doll Road in Port Orchard when she came upon the scene.
She turned her car engine off, she said, so the fawn’s mother wouldn’t be scared off.