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Wildlife experts: Watch out for newborn fawns, leave them alone

Mama deer are preparing to give birth, and New Hampshire Fish and Game urge you to stay away from the fawns.
Published: May. 13, 2022 at 6:25 AM EDT
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LEBANON, N.H. (WCAX) - Wildlife officials in Vermont and New Hampshire are asking the public to leave newborn fawns and other wildlife alone.

They say the majority of does give birth in May and June and just because a fawn appears to be on its own, it does not mean they have been abandoned

If you think a fawn or other young wildlife has been abandoned or orphaned, officials ask you to not move the animal.

In the coming weeks, deer will begin giving birth around the Granite State, with the majority of deer fawns being born...

Posted by NH Fish and Game on Thursday, May 12, 2022

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