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Furtive fawn response bypasses state policy July 18, 2013 Vermont

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Furtive fawn response bypasses state policy July 18, 2013 Vermont, Rutland Herald
... A kind of Underground Railroad for orphaned fawns has formed in Vermont in response to a policy adopted by the Fish and Wildlife Department.  ... Adam Murkowski is the deer project leader at the department. He said the reason for the policy is that fawns can’t be rehabilitated and returned to the wild because they need their mother’s guidance to survive. [wildlife rehabilitators around the country routinely rescue and return fawns to the wild] ... 

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