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Fawn over these baby deer, but don't touch


June 28, 2019

Alan Johnson

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Carlton photographer Alan Johnson found twin fawns born on his property in the Thomson area. Johnson said he saw the mother and one fawn earlier in the day, and tried to give them plenty of space. Later, he spied these two little ones, and snapped a photo. Johnson said he has seen a mother and fawn in his yard a few times since then, but wasn't sure if they were the same group. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, people should not assume fawns are orphans when they find them alone. Baby deer should be left where found. In most cases, the doe will be nearby, even if s...

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