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Spring brings out fawns, bears and beavers; DNR urges people to leave them alone

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With the arrival of spring when wildlife is active, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is urging people to leave fawns and other wildlife alone.

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Jeff Lightfoot, DNR Northeast Region wildlife manager, offers these tips for dealing with nuisance wildlife:

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A doe's method of rearing offspring is different from a human's, especially for the first few weeks. Within hours of birth, the fawn is led to a secluded spot and the doe lets it nurse.

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