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Watch out for fawns

The first week in June is typically the time when most white tail deer have fawns. Photographer Larry Sherertz watched as this little one crossed his yard in Gloucester on Monday morning and lay down in the tall grass. It’s important to note that all wildlife can become stressed if approached too closely, especially newborns. This image was captured 12-15 feet away with a telephoto lens. Fawns are irresistibly cute and should not be disturbed. They can become frightened and flee, potentially injuring themselves. “Keep your distance, viewing briefly and move on. Mom is nearby,” Sherertz advised.

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