Local wildlife rehab center provides update on fawn rescue
WARREN COUNTY Ky. – Twin fawns were found in a Warren County yard yesterday, along with their mother.
The doe died due to complications with birthing the two babies, dehydration and malnourishment. Lori Dawson with Wild 4 Life believes that the mother was too small to bear twins and that these were her first babies. This is partly why the mother wasn’t easily able to birth the twins and go about her life.
The babies are now fine and are even taking goat milk, though their late birth has Dawson perplexed.
“Normally we get them in June, release them in October. But for this deer, they’re not going to be ready to be released until December or January and in the middle of winter, so they’ll probably have to be rehabbed through the winter,” Dawson said.