VIDEO: Female deer that had bowl stuck on her head for five days is rescued on Long Island

LONG ISLAND — Rescuers were able to save a female deer on Long Island after a bowl was stuck on her head for at least five days.

Strong Island Animal Rescue set up a team search for the deer on Wednesday, and finally came into contact with her on Friday. Video captured by  one of the rescuers show the deer trying to flee, but a rescue leader was able to take the bowl off.

The deer weighed about 150 pounds and had trouble breathing, after spending days without food and water.