Baby deer, elk need to be left alone to survive

Encountering an elk calf or fawn deer can be an exciting experience but also one that could affect the survival of the animal. Wildlife officials say the best course is to stay away and don’t touch the animal.



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Encountering an elk calf or fawn deer can be an exciting experience but also one that could affect the survival of the animal. Wildlife officials say the best course is to stay away and don’t touch the animal.

With early summerlike temperatures driving people into the high country, it’s not surprising wildlife officers are hearing more reports of people encountering a deer fawn or an elk…




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