A 4-year-old boy is now viral after making an unlikely friend in his family's backyard.

Stephanie Brown posted a photo of her son Dominic and his new friend on Facebook Tuesday morning, which has since had thousands of shares.

Stephanie said she was outside bringing in groceries while Dominic was playing in the yard.

“I turned around and he was cleaning off his little boots ready to bring the deer into our house, Stephanie said.

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