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Leave spring fawns alone

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Newborn fawns may appear abandoned and fragile but their best chance for survival comes when people leave them alone — especially in spring, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said.


“While a new fawn may appear helpless, it’s important to keep your distance and not interfere with the doe’s natural instinct for raising its young,” said Jeff Lightfoot, DNR northeast regional wildlife manager. “Leave fawns alone and let wildlife remain wild.”

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