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There Was a Deer on Metro This Morning

Maybe he wanted to go to the Caps parade?

A deer enjoyed a romp through the Crystal City Metro station this morning.

Some folks are obsessed with the people who don’t look up from their phones while a deer cavorts nearby.


And of course, there were only-in-Washington jokes.

The deer, WMATA reports, exited the station safely.

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Andrew Beaujon joined Washingtonian in late 2014. He was previously with the Poynter Institute,, and Washington City Paper. His book A Bigger Field Awaits Us: The Scottish Soccer Team That Fought the Great War was published in 2018. He lives in Del Ray.