Last week, Arizona wildlife officers and a couple of cowboys came to the rescue of a mule deer.

Arizona Game and Fish wildlife officers responded to a call about the animal on Dec. 17, and when they arrived on the scene, they found two cowboys who'd already stopped to help. After that, all it took was a little skill with a lasso to get the deer to dry land.

Laura Moss writes about a variety of topics with a focus on animals, science, language and culture. But she mostly writes about cats.

Cowboys rescue deer trapped in canal
All it took was a little skill with a lasso to get the deer to dry land.