Finding 'aww'-worthy fawns in Wisconsin's forests is tricky, but worth it June 1, 2013

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... Predator changes in northern Wisconsin - more wolves, black bears, coyotes and bobcats - led the department to launch this fawn survival study comparing Wisconsin's northwoods and east-central farmland ... northern Wisconsin's fawns were much more likely to perish by the end of summer. Fifty-eight percent of fawns there died within seven months, usually from predators. In the eastern farmland region, only 31 percent died, mostly from natural causes such as starvation...


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