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A deer walked up to officers at the traffic stop (image courtesy of Excelsior Springs Police Department).

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. — Things got a little wild at an Excelsior Springs traffic stop this weekend.

A post on the police department’s Facebook page, shows a deer walking up and checking things out.

The department says the deer even allowed an officer to pet it before calmly walking away.

A deer walked up to officers at the traffic stop (image courtesy of Excelsior Springs Police Department).