Deer and other animals can survive being impaled

By Sarah Zielinski, 13:17 PM November 12, 2013

In the last week or so, you may have seen this disturbing photo on Facebook: A woman in New Jersey spotted a deer in her backyard that had an arrow stuck in its head. “He’s not in distress,” Susan Darrah wrote in the comments of her photo, noting that the little deer was traveling in a group of four other animals and appeared to be eating just fine.

 

But having an arrow stuck through your head is probably not a healthy long-term adornment. Darrah called the New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildli...

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