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Out for a stroll

(Betsy Bloom/Daily News photo)

A white-tailed fawn, probably just more than a month old, stretches its legs at Six Mile Lake. After spending its first weeks bedded down most of the day, fawns usually begin following their mothers when about three to four weeks old; if the doe has twins or triplets, she’ll reunite them after initially hiding them in separate locations. By the time a fawn reaches this age, it’s capable of outrunning most predators unless ambushed, experts say.

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