LONG ISLAND SOUND, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A race to rescue a deer in distress was caught on camera Saturday in the Long Island Sound.

The deer was seen swimming with a paint can stuck on its head.

Workers circled the doe for about 20 minutes, and finally managed to remove the can.

They eventually got the deer out of the water. It’s now recovering at the Strong Island Animal Rescue and is expected to be fine.

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