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Young Wildlife Found Is Rarely Abandoned

AZGFD: Leave Baby Wildlife Alone

With the arrival of warmer spring weather, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) once again is advising the public to leave baby wildlife alone.

While it might be difficult to resist the urge to help seemingly abandoned animals, including newly hatched birds and baby rabbits, a parent is likely nearby and will return once humans have left the area.

Sadly, once young animals have been removed from the wild, some species -like elk calves and deer fawns - may have to be euthanized because they cannot be released back into their natural habitat. Zoos and oth...


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