‘Tough Guy’ Texas Police Officer Hugs Orphaned Baby Deer And Raccoon

The New Braunfels, Texas police department showed its softer side when it released a video on June 2 of a cop hugging an abandoned baby raccoon and bottle feeding a baby deer. In a statement to the Facebook post, the department said: “Even serving and protecting our four-legged friends! He may look like a tough guy, but Officer Flugrath is an animal lover (he’s still a tough guy too), often letting the nursing animals back to health.” Police said the fawn was rescued after his mother was hit by a car and would not have been able to survive on his own, but the raccoon was rescued by the department’s animal welfare officials after he was abandoned by his mother. has nursed several raccoons back to health — some he releases back into the wild, and others he keeps as pets, the department said.Credit: New Braunfels Police Department via Storyful

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