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Was This Black-tailed Deer Fawn Kidnapped?

By Alison Hermance

WildCare’s Wildlife Hospital treats nearly 4,000 ill, injured and orphaned wild animal patients from over 200 species every year. This is one patient’s story.

When this Black-tailed Deer fawn arrived at WildCare, his glossy coat and clear eyes at first made medical staff suspect that we had a kidnap victim on our hands.

Not all the fawn patients that arrive at our doors actually need our help. Sometimes a well-meaning person “rescues” a baby animal that is not actually in need of rescue.

In fact, one out of five of the fawn patients brought to the Wildlife Hospital in 2013 was actually …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green