Real-life Bambi and Thumper video guarantees smiles

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Who knew that the friendship of Bambi and Thumper depicted in the classic animated film could happen in real life?

A video posted on the Facebook page of a YMCA group in Estes Park, CO, shows a fawn and a rabbit frolicking in a yard. The fawn seems very curious about the bunny. As it approaches, the rabbit leaps. The young deer then leaps back before continuing its noble attempt at making a friend.

The video was recorded by volunteers Steve and Vicky Johnson.

Since it was posted on Aug. 11, the adorable video has been viewed more than 877,000 times and shared more than 27,000 times.

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