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Adult animals rarely abandon their young. What may seem like an abandoned animal is normal care for most animals. The animal may not benefit from your help.
The best care is always with the young animal’s mother.
Deer take better care of their young than humans.
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Many wild animals have become displaced as the result of urban growth and habitat removal. Raccoons, opossums and coyotes are becoming more common in urban areas. They can use attics for shelter, destroy shingles and soffits, and eat garbage. The DNR licenses individuals to provide nuisance wild animal control services to the public. Learn more about dealing with nuisance wildlife.