Spring brings out fawns, bears and beavers; DNR urges people to leave them alone
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.
Jeff Lightfoot, DNR Northeast Region wildlife manager, offers these tips for dealing with nuisance wildlife:
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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