A barking deer (Maya Horeen) was rescued from a pond in Bhurbhuria Tea Estate in Shrimangal of Moulvibagar on Saturday.
Four youths, Pradip Pasi, Mintu Mridha, Nandalal Hazra and Santas Rikiasan, rescued the deer around 10 am while it got stuck in the mud of the pond.
Later in the day, the deer was handed over to local Forest Department authorities.
Sources at the forest department said the deer would be released to the Lawachhara National Park later.
The deer might have come to the locality in search of food, they added.