Maine game wardens received a call yon Wednesday, January 8th that a deer had fallen through the ice on Hodgdon Pond, outside Acadia National Park.

Photo Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park Service rangers assisted Maine game wardens and together they were able to pull the deer out of the water and onto shore. The deer appeared to be extremely cold and exhausted but alert.

Photo Acadia National Park

Both agencies would like to remind everyone to use caution before venturing out onto any ice covering a waterway. Conditions can vary greatly from one frozen lake or river to the next. Ice conditions may be safe in one area and dangerous in another. Please check ice thickness every time before venturing out for any activity on frozen water.

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