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Endangered deer among Irma's survivors

Endangered deer among Irma's survivors
Posted at 5:25 PM, Sep 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-13 13:48:47-04

(CNN) - Among the destruction of Hurricane Irma, a Key deer was spotted walking around a destroyed home and picking through rubble.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the endangered Key deer is unique to the lower Florida Keys.

There are about 1,000 of them, concentrated on Big Pine and No Name Keys.

A national key deer refugee on Big Pine Key was closed during Irma's visit.

The Fish and Wildlife Service says they're not sure how the deer there are doing.

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