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Range Map of Fawns

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Quick Facts

Type:
Mammal

Diet:
Herbivore

Weight:
5 to 8 lbs when born

Group name:
Herd

Photo of a Fawn

Did you know?

Fawns have approximately 300 spots!

Fawn Drawing by heather-mitchell

Tracking

Fawn Tracks

Life Cycle of White-Tailed Deer

Fawns

    • are baby deer

 

    • are usually born in May or June

 

    • are about 5lbs when they are born

 

    • are born with four baby teeth

 

    • lose their white spots at around five months old

 

    • may nurse from their mothers for as long as six months, but sometimes they can be weened as young as eight weeks

 

    • typically can stand and nurse within 30 minutes after being born

 

    • can outrun most danger at the age of 3-weeks-old

 

  • begin eating vegetation at 2-3 weeks

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