A national animal rights group have joined the Sellafield deer debate.
PETA are backing campaigners who are trying to save deer which have become trapped between two security fences at the nuclear plant in west Cumbria.
There are thought to be between five and 15 deer involved.
The company says it is acting on advice from experts from the Deer Initiative who say culling the animals is the most humane thing to do.
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