Curious Young Whitetail Deer Hangs Out with Fishermen [VIDEO]

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If you’re a Minnesota native, you know that surprise visits are a big no-no…but I think we can all make an exception for a curious deer.

Ryan and Logan of Winona, Minnesota, were fishing on Lake Emily when a young buck decided to check them out.

The buck followed them along the shore for about 20 minutes, until the curiosity overwhelmed him and he came in for a closer look. That’s when Ryan and Logan starting filming.

Check it out:

 

 

Here’s where the story gets interesting.

Turns out that this deer is famous around Lake Emily. His name is…ahem…”Dammit,”and he is a beloved member of the community.

“Dammit is like a pet to them. Hangs around all the time, even hangs out for dinner, sleeps next to the house. Quite amazing Dammit is!” said Joe K. in his reply to the original video.

And he wasn’t the only one.

“Were [Logan and Ryan] on the east side of the lake? I bet it was Dammit!”

And he wasn’t the only one.

Molly N. posted pictures of Dammit visiting with her son near the dam (which is how Dammit got his name, presumably).

As far as I know, nobody hand-feeds Dammit or lets him sleep indoors. He’s just a curious guy!

 

 

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