A hilarious video has captured the moment a man got the fright of his life after he nudged a deer he had just shot down, only for the very dead-looking animal to suddenly open its eyes and sprang to its feet.
The clip shows an unidentified man leaving his tree stand in the woods somewhere in the U.S. and walking towards a deer on the ground. As he approaches the animal, the man points the camera towards the deer and tells his companion:
Got one. It’s a buck too. I don’t know how big it was but it was running.
As he comes close the deer, which is lying on its side, the hunter notices the animal is still breathing. Slowly, he nears the buck from the front, as the animal’s eyes are seen firmly closed. Not knowing whether he killed the deer or not, the man nudges its legs with its boot and the fun begins — the animal’s eyes open suddenly and the man screams:
Holy s***! Its eyes are open!
Then it gets even better, as the deer’s eyes open wider and it suddenly springs up to its feet and bounds away into the woods, leaving the man screaming in horror. The video has so far been viewed more than 1.1 million times. Here it is:
1. A deer lies on the ground after it was shot down by the hunter behind the camera.
2. As he approaches the deer, it has its eyes shut, but he then nudges it with his foot, right.
3. The deer opens its eyes, and as the hunter expresses his shock, the animal jumps to his feet, right.
4. In a blur, the deer launches several feet into the air before running off into the woods.
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