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Deer on the loose: Listeners spot deer in Sydney

A deer on the loose in Sydney’s CBD has been tranquilised and taken under police escort to Taronga Zoo where it was euthanised.

Ben Fordham received reports a deer has been spotted on Harris St in Sydney’s CBD.

Listener Peter then called in after seeing the deer near the Allen St exit of the Anzac Bridge at Pyrmont.

It is now believed to have made its way onto the train tracks at Central Station.


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How are you deer? Missed this one coming into the CBD this morning

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Police are investigating.

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NSW Police Detective Inspector David El-Badawi told Ben Fordham the deer was last seen going into the rail corridor at Central Station.

“We’ve got RSPCA giving us a hand and the good people at Taronga Zoo said they’d come down.”

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Two deer were seen around Annandale a couple of weeks ago. One was captured but the other remains at large.

Producer Cam is at the scene, searching for the deer.

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