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Fawn research continues to address survival concerns, with help of volunteers

11:17 AM, May 8, 2013

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This past winter, hundreds of volunteers helped state wildlife researchers in capturing and placing radio collars on yearling and adult deer. Now researchers would like help locating and radio collaring newborn fawns during May and June.

"Most fawns are born during the last week of May and first week of June, which is a short time frame to meet our goal of getting radio collars on 80 fawns," said Jared Duquette, Department of Natural Resources ungulate research ecologist.

"Mother deer do not make our job easy," explains Duquette. "They typically hide their fawns in thick vegetation or in ...

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