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KEY LARGO (CBSMiami) – Two men are facing charges after deputies say they tried to take several endangered deer from the Florida Keys.

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The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says one their deputies pulled over Erik Damas and Tumani Younge early Sunday morning.

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The deputy immediately noticed several deer tied up and struggling in the car.

He called for a wildlife officer who confirmed they were Key deer.

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The men could face up to five years in jail and fines of up to $5,000.