Winter is a gauntlet for whitetail deer. Aside from dodging predators, both the two- and four-legged kind, they must find food, water, and shelter to survive the brutal wind and cold.

In this case, two does wonder onto the ice and make it to the middle when their legs give out. Spread-eagled on the ice, their demise seems imminent until two angels in air boats arrive. What transpires is sure to bring a smile to your face.

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