Wild ‘orphans’: DEEP answers question whether to rescue May 12, 2015 Connecticut

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Wild ‘orphans’: DEEP answers question whether to rescue May 12, 2015 Connecticut, Weston Forum 
... The only time a female (doe) will be found with a fawn is during feeding times. Fawns are fed three to four times a day, each feeding lasting about 15 minutes... newborn fawns instinctively freeze and will lie motionless when approached.  “If you come across a fawn, it is best to leave it alone for at least 48 hours to determine whether the adult is returning for feedings,” ...

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