Udhagamandalam: A helping hand was extended to an injured deer at Gudalur on Sunday.
Sources in the forest department told The Hindu here on Monday that an injured deer had been spotted frequently over the past few days in Maakamullah area of Gudalur.
The animal which seemed to be suffering a great deal had collapsed on Sunday.
People in the vicinity had taken the plight of the deer to the notice of forest officials who rushed to the spot along with a veterinarian and provided first aid .Since it was very weak glucose was also given.
After the animal recovered it was shifted to Theppakadu inside the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve for further treatment.