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If you care about young animals, leave them alone


Last updated 7/2/2020 at 11:39am

By Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is receiving calls from people who have picked up deer fawns, young birds or other newly born wildlife.  

It’s important to remember that FWP no longer accepts, holds or rehabilitates moose, deer, elk and most other animals. Diseases such as chronic wasting disease are a concern when moving moose, deer and elk, and rehabilitating fawns and calves is often unsuccessful because the animals become quickly habituated to people.  

If you see a young animal, whether a goose or a grizzly, keep your distance and leave...

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