We used postpartum behavior of reproductively active females as an indicator of the presence of fawns
(Downing and McGinnes 1969; White and others 1972; Huegel and others 1985) and used vaginal implant transmitters (VITs; Advanced Telemetry Systems, Inc., Isanti, MN, USA) to assist in fawn
capture (Swanson and others 2008).
The zoo has also had significant success maintaining Urial deer fawns
. During the last few months, more than 10 fawns
brought from the Salt Range region have been growing at the zoo for the past few months and were recently shifted to their pens.
Last month saw the birth of tiny penguin chicks, pudu deer fawns
and prairie dog pups alongside Ballygeorge the giraffe calf.
One experiment in Texas doubled its fawn
survival rate--but only for a year or two until the predator populations bounced back.
Chris Jennelle, research scientist for the Department of Natural Resources, early data have shown interesting dispersal--especially among "juvenile females" (doe fawns
Did that protect their fawns
? Although sample sizes were small, fawns
born to does that carried antibodies had better survival rates when the fawns
were inoculated with the EHDV-2 strain of EHD than fawns
born to does that did not carry the antibodies.
After the fawn
walked past and as the doe walked in front of him, it suddenly charged and shoved him to the ground.
was taken to the Oaken Acres Wildlife Center, a rehabilitation center in Sycamore.
ABSTRACT.--In May 2016 conjoined white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) fawns
were found deceased in southeastern Minnesota.
The group of researchers moved the snake out of the wild into an open area where the python regurgitated the deer as the snake was stressed, Bartoszek said, adding the reptile would have fully digested the deer fawn
Centre manager Colin Seddon said: "Like all fawns
orphaned at such a young age, Martini and the others need a lot of one to one attention as they are still being bottle fed.