By Aamir Bashir
Dramatic video has captured the moment a deer is pulled from the sea by officials near a beach in southern India.
The deer was apparently chased by a pack of dogs before it panicked and ran into the sea.
A team of local fishermen and forest officials pulled the visibly exhausted deer ashore.
“Locals, who saw the dogs chase the deer, quickly informed the forest department and then the police,” said a rescue worker.
The deer, frightened by the dogs, resisted initial attempts to be helped by officials.
After the successful rescue operation the deer taken to the local veterinary hospital for treatment.