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Woman puts attacking deer in sweaty headlock

The Local · 2 May 2011, 11:01

Published: 02 May 2011 11:01 GMT+02:00

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The 44-year-old woman was jogging in the Echinger Lohe nature reserve in Bavaria, when the deer suddenly attacked her from behind, according to the daily Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Although she suffered minor injuries to her hands and thighs, she was still able to put the deer in a sweaty headlock, scaring it and forcing it to flee, the newspaper reported.

It wasn’t immediately known why the animal went on the attack. Officials were investigating.

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Your comments about this article

15:01 May 2, 2011 by tallady
That women as earned my respect.
16:09 May 2, 2011 by Landmine
Put her on a wrestling team!
17:33 May 2, 2011 by Jimberlin
Sweating women can scare anything off :P
19:30 May 2, 2011 by Englishted
It wasn't the headlock it was the hairy armpits that go him.
21:40 May 2, 2011 by whpmgr
This lady deserves to have her pic posted. This is so cool. I teach karate, and know that if you can keep clam, when facing nature, you can soemtimes walk away with less damage than if you panic. This lady is awesome!!!!
20:05 May 3, 2011 by vonkoenigsberg
It was probably a Russian deer. That's why it was thoughtlessly wreckless and agressive.
21:09 May 3, 2011 by toemag
Somehow I doubt that it was a red deer as pictured, more than likely a roe deer, which weigh in at about 20 - 28 KG or even lighter depending on their age, please bring more precise facts.
18:46 May 4, 2011 by vonkoenigsberg
they just wanted to show us a picture of a deer - any deer- so that we would have a visual of what a deer looks like (as if we don't know). They aren't trying to be precise.
20:11 May 4, 2011 by Englishted
What do you call a deer with no eyes?

I've no idea.
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