Deer who befriended students released into wild

Deer who befriended students released into wild

POCAHONTAS, AR (KAIT) - A deer that has been visiting children and joining a mail person on her route was released back into the wild by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

According to a teacher at St. Paul Catholic School in Pocahontas, the AGFC took the deer to the woods earlier this week.

The teacher said the school felt it was the best option for the deer and for student safety.

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