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Deputies rescue 1000 lb drowning bull

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Saturday, March 29, 2014, 7:47 PM -

A 20-year-old bull has lived to see another weekend. 

That's because an Hillsborough County Sheriff's Deputy in Florida waded into a pond to hold the drowning animal's head up until rescuers arrived. 

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Deputy Christina Ammons supported the bull's head for about 45 minutes while Hillsborough County Fire Rescue sent a crew to pull the bull out earlier today. 

Another deputy stood guard with a rifle to protect them from any potential alligators that may have been in the water. 

HSCO says, before long, the 1000 lb bull was up and walking around.

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