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Hunter Rescues Deer Trapped in a Lake
When a hunter in Minnesota heard that a deer was trapped in an icy lake, he sprang into action not with his rifle but with his canoe. He cracked the ice with his paddle and hauled the doe into his boat. The deer seemed to understand the hunter was a friend, not a foe. The deer sat motionless, calmly looking toward land the whole time as the hunter told her, “Bambi, I’m just trying to help.” When the two reached land, the deer scampered off back into the woods.
Globetrotter Smashes Longest Basket Record
Harlem Globetrotters rookie Thunder Law smashed the record for longest basket. With a distance of 109 feet, he beat the old mark of 107 at the US Airways Center in Phoenix.