Eh? Leave fawns alone May 21, 2013 Minnesota

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Eh? Leave fawns alone May 21, 2013 Minnesota, Budgeteer
... Even if you don’t see the mother around, a fawn almost certainly has not been abandoned. Unlike human mothers that cling to their newborns, deer mothers often move away from fawns while feeding to avoid drawing any attention to newborns... The DNR notes that mama doe will come around every four or five hours to check on the fawn, and she is usually within earshot. .. 


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