Park Avenue, Chapeltown: Video captures sighting of another deer in an urban area of Sheffield

This video captures the latest sighting of a deer trotting through an urban area of Sheffield.

Sunday, 15th May 2022, 8:51 am

It was taken by Tom Bird on Park Avenue, Chapeltown on Thursday, May 12 this year.

The video shows the lone deer stopped dead by the gate of a house on the street, before galloping up the road until it is out of sight.

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Taken by Tom Bird, the video shows the lone deer stopped dead by the gate of a house on Park Avenue, Chapeltown, before galloping up the road until it is out of sight

Participants in the popular running event helped to keep the deer calm and safe while they waited for firefighters and the RSPCA to arrive and take over.

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There have also been a number of sightings of deer in urban city areas over the last couple of years.

Last May, deer were spotted swimming in Kelham Island, and more deer were seen jumping over a fence near the Cholera Monument on Claywood Drive.

In lockdown, a Muntjac deer was seen trotting around a Sheffield city centre car park, and a badger was spotted on the deserted concourse of Sheffield railway station.