Still getting used to those long legs

Still getting used to those long legs

This white-tailed deer fawn was spotted in a Keene back yard recently. Fawns are born in New Hampshire in May and June. Seeing a fawn alone does not mean it has been abandoned, according to Dan Bergeron, N.H. Fish and Game Deer Project leader. In most cases, the doe is not far off, waiting to return. Fawns mature quickly; at about a month old, fawns can elude most predators, and by 2 to 3 months they are weaned and rely on vegetation, not milk, for food.