Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife staff in your Colville office get a lot of questions from the public. One that has been heard lately is what to do if you find an
abandoned baby animal?
Every spring dozens of calls come in from people who want to “help” fawns or other baby animals they find alone in the forest. But just because young animals are alone
does not mean they need help. Most fawns are not abandoned; their mothers are usually grazing nearby and will return a couple times a day to feed their babies. Fawns are born without scent, so if they remain still, they do not attract carnivores. More