Resist the urge to 'rescue' fawns July 8, 2012 Alabama

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Resist the urge to 'rescue' fawns July 8, 2012 Alabama, Tuscaloosa News 
Does don't spend much time with their newborn fawns because they want to reduce the chance that a predator will find the fawn. Deer fawns are nearly scentless at birth. However, the doe is not scentless. She smells like a deer. The more time she spends around the fawn, the more scent she leaves in the area and the greater chance a predator may key in on her scent to find the fawn. 

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