It makes sense that deer can swim, but have you ever actually seen one do it?

Thankfully I came across this video taken by Tanner Warder of the University of Wyoming News on Dr. Matthew Kauffman's twitter feed.

Red Desert of Wyoming


First, let's take a moment to admire the big Buck that seems to be the head of this herd. He keeps looking behind him to make sure all of his girls are making it safely across.

Second, in the middle of the video, one of the Does participates in some vigorous shaking to remove the water from her coat.

It is possibly one of the cutest things I have ever seen. So cute in fact, that I watched it several times just to see her sweet little ears flop around.

I've spent plenty of time watching deer in my life, but it's usually just watching them graze.

It was absolutely fascinating and frankly impressive to take an up-close look at what these animals do during their annual migration.

If this has piqued your interest in Deer migration, check out this story of a Wyoming Mule Deer that walked 242 miles.

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