Monterey Peninsula fawning season in full swing

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Cute baby fawns are beginning to wander the streets of Monterey and the city is asking the public to be careful and aware while driving. Video Player | Monterey fawn reunites with motherThe city is telling drivers to be especially cautious between the hours of 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. when deer are more active. “Reduce speed. Keep your eyes on the road,” wrote the city in an email to residents. Wildlife biologist Jeff Cann spoke to KSBW 8 in 2016. He said people may see some fawns alone, and it may look like their moms have abandoned them. But that’s almost never the case, Cann said. Moms will leave their white-spotted babies for long periods of time while they feed.

Cute baby fawns are beginning to wander the streets of Monterey and the city is asking the public to be careful and aware while driving.

Video Player | Monterey fawn reunites with mother

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The city is telling drivers to be especially cautious between the hours of 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. when deer are more active.

“Reduce speed. Keep your eyes on the road,” wrote the city in an email to residents.

Wildlife biologist Jeff Cann spoke to KSBW 8 in 2016. He said people may see some fawns alone, and it may look like their moms have abandoned them. But that’s almost never the case, Cann said. Moms will leave their white-spotted babies for long periods of time while they feed.

Contributed by local news sources

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