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The first fawn in a DNR tagging study was found near Clintonville.
The first fawn in a DNR tagging study was found near Clintonville. / Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources


The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources captured the first fawn in the eastern study area on Sunday, May 15. The one-day-old female was found on the edge of a wetland within 20 miles of Clintonville.

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Reports of newborn fawns are beginning to trickle in to the the DNR. The DNR is especially interested in learning about newborn fawns in the study area within 20 miles of Clintonville or Winter.

Contact Michael Watt at 608-347-9012 or Chris Jacques at 608-575-3874 and DNR crews will get there as quickly as they can.

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