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June 4, 2020Chariton, Iowa |  By: Andrew Wegley

People need to be on the lookout for deer during fawning season

CHARITON, Iowa - As fawning season nears its peak, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources urges residents to look out for deer, both on the roadways and in their backyards.

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DNR Forest Wildlife Research Biologist Jim Coffey told KXCV/KRNW that the peak of fawning season stretches through mid-June.

Coffey adds that does often leave fawns unattended in grassy areas and urges Iowans, if they find fawns that seem to be "abandoned", to leave them alone.