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My wife and I once had the opportunity to rescue a baby deer which

My wife and I once had the opportunity to rescue a baby deer which



The fawn (left) with this adult doe has grown completely out of its spots

White Deer: Understanding a Common Animal of Uncommon Color – Cool Green Science

A piebald deer at the Seneca Army Depot in New York. Photo © blmiers2 /

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My husband, an army officer, was posted to this non-family station and I had gone to spend two months with him during summer. We have been fortunate to have ...

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Daisy eating my raspberry plants through the fence!

Deer Fawns and What to Do If You Find One | Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife

Healthy fawn in the grass. Photo by Susan Sasso

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Did This Doe Have Six Fawns?

My wife and I once had the opportunity to rescue a baby deer, which had become separated from its mother and was on the verge of dying.

Daisy looking after me while I nap.

After the fire subsided, when a few military men were returning to their accommodation after a night patrol, the little fawn decided to follow them.

White deer and "normal" colored white-tail deer at the Seneca Army Depot

It was easy to feed Emma and Ronnie back when they drank just one bottle each

Figure 10 - Feeding a very young fawn. Photo: Jane Schnelker

... have a state permit. For information on how you can become a permitted wildlife rehabilitator, contact the Wildlife Center of Virginia, the Virginia ...

Piebald whitetail deer. By U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [Public domain], via

Doe and fawn. Photo by Alison Hermance What ...

Figure 2 - Whitetailed Doe – Photo: Jane Schnelker




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Daisy just a few days old at her feeding station.


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Figure 3 - Does at dusk – Photo: Jane Schnelker

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A: You and I can only begin to imagine what this animal has gone through to this stage, but I am always just amazed at how some wild animals survive the ...

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Figure 4 - Fawn in carrier. Photo by the author

A: I think there is a very good chance that this boy will be okay, as long as he does not do something foolish before the leg is fully healed.

David Lawrence and Pete the Moose, shown here in 2009, developed a bond after

I Love You, Baby Deer: Linda Gilleland, Leigh Ann Irish: 9781612540252: Amazon.com: Books

Characteristics to help identify Washington deer. (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.)

Figure 6 - Fawn in hut: Photo by the author

Baby Baboon's Frightening Encounter with Lions Ends with a Heroic Twist – National Geographic Society Newsroom

A: People mistakenly assume that a fawn is orphaned if found alone. Rest assured that the mother deer is nearby.

... The Importance of Good Fawning Cover

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I Love You, Baby Deer: Linda Gilleland, Leigh Ann Irish: 9781612540252: Amazon.com: Books

Rescue - Rehabilitate - Release

Deer Spirit Animal

deer fawn lying down on ground

Or is it mixing apples with oranges to have made that comparison? Any other thoughts on her left front leg/foot/hoof are truly wanted and appreciated.

Wild deer on dried grass buck and young deer looking at each other

Found baby mammal checklist

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Figure 5 - Fawn with broken leg, diapered. Photo by the author

Deer Spirit Animal

Tango gave birth to baby Lorenzo in October 2018. Unfortunately, Tango didn't demonstrate interest in her baby, likely because she was a first-time mother, ...

Baby skunk nursing at WildCare. Photo by Alison Hermance This orphaned skunk has ...

Daisy has been the greatest teacher of my life. If ever there was a time

When Doe Fawns Breed, It's a Good Sign

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Q: I see fox kits (pups) playing by themselves – but no parent is around. Are they orphaned? A: Often fox kits will appear unsupervised for long periods of ...

A juvenile manatee being rescued by several biologists wearing wet suits.

Deer Spirit Animal

Leucistic squirrel. Photo © Conrad Kuiper / Flickr through a Creative Commons license

What to do with injured wild animals

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Q: There's a baby raccoon outside wandering around – is he orphaned? A: If the baby raccoon has been seen alone for more than a few hours then he has ...

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... Rare Piebald White-tailed Deer Fawn

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Opossum babies in their mother's pouch. Photo by Alison Hermance

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Often, mother squirrels will "rescue" their fallen or displaced healthy babies by carrying them by the scruff back to the nest.

The Dwindling Doe Harvest · 5 Reasons to Take Does Early

Furless baby opossums. Photo by Alison Hermance

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