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Tuesday, July 23rd, 2024

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Tuesday, July 23rd, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Fawning season is here, and deer are on the move

Callers often report finding an “abandoned” fawn in an unusual place, like a flowerbed or small patch of cover. Rest assured this is normal deer behavior, and the public is reminded to leave the fawn alone. (Photo by Mike Mainhart)

The calls have been coming in to field offices and conservation officers for the past few weeks and will only increase as the first few weeks of June marks the peak of the deer fawning season in many Midwestern states like Iowa.

Callers report finding an “abandoned” fawn in an unusual place, like a flowerbed or small patch of cover. Rest assured this is normal deer behavior.

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