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Spring: the season to recall fawn-dly

A fawn, soaked with rain and dew, hides motionless where its mother told it to stay. (Rich Landers)
A fawn, soaked with rain and dew, hides motionless where its mother told it to stay. (Rich Landers)

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Peek-a-boo in the dew. Spring is full of discoveries for people who roam wide-eyed outdoors. Watch your step!

And no, I didn't pick the youngster up even though its mother was nowhere in site. This is nature's way.

For details, here' my blog post on the plea from experts asking the public to leave young wildlife be.

And a local veterinarian gave mega-dittoes to that request in this S-R story. His quote:  "People have got to learn to just leave the dang things alone." 



Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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