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Fawn

Folks, Quit Messin’ Around with the Fawns and Wildlife

It’s that time of year when state wildlife agencies send out press releases urging folks to leave “abandoned” or “orphaned” deer fawns and other wildlife alone if they find them in the wild. It’s that time of year when folks at wildlife facilities and organizations get telephone calls or emails about finding a fawn...

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When Do Whitetail Fawns Drop?

Have you started seeing any whitetail fawns yet on your property or is it time yet for you to start seeing them? Veteran researcher and hunter Charles Alsheimer says the gestation period for white-tailed deer is 195 to 200 days. The actual birth date for fawns may vary slightly in most of the United...

Hawaii has axis deer on some of its islands, which is creating problems.

Maui Wowie! Possession is Illegal in Hawaii

We’re unsure if Sen. Gilbert Kahele is a friend of Hawaii’s hunters, but it’s dang sure clear he’s no friend of the axis deer that apparently have been moved to and released on the state’s “Big Island.” By Alan Clemons, Managing Editor Kahele is one of the strongest opponents of the exotic deer that...