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White-tailed Deer

Odocoileus virginianus

Description:

Whitetail deer fawn, female. Caught in cowfence. We cut the fence and got her out despite much crying from her and huffing from mom. She could not get up however, so after giving her time in peace to try with no luck, we took her to a trusted wildlife rehab. She has been helped AND released!

Habitat:

Marshy woodland, protected (no hunt) land.


1 species ID suggestions

Odocoileus virginianus

3 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

What a wonderful ending for a beautiful deer!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Yes, certainly read distress in that photo! Nice epilogue.

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Poor thing! How distressing for her & her mom - & you too. I'm pleased to hear the story had a happy ending!

Michigan, USA

Lat: 42.75, Long: -83.86

Spotted on Jun 6, 2009
Submitted on Jan 14, 2012

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