- Deer and moose nurse their young at different times during the day, and often leave their young alone for long periods of time. These animals are not lost. Their mother knows where they are and will return.
- Deer normally will not feed or care for their young when people are close by.
- Deer fawns will imprint on humans and lost their natural fear of people, which can be essential to their survival.
- Keep domestic pets indoors, leashed or fenced in. Dogs often will kill fawns and other baby animals.
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