Newborn Southeast Alaska Deer Find Refuge at Wildlife Center August 9, 2012 Alaska

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Newborn Southeast Alaska Deer Find Refuge at Wildlife Center August 9, 2012 Alaska, SitNews, By Mary Kauffman 
The Girdwood-based Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center's staff recently welcomed its second newborn Sitka Black-tailed deer of the summer from Southeast Alaska. The fawn, named “Leia” was found near the coast of Ketchikan after it was discovered that she was unable to follow her twin and mother across a waterway to safety. Leia, then six weeks old, was in a race against time as the Department of Fish & Game rescued her, just as her strength began to dwindle without the aid of her mother...


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