Man rescues baby deer from intersection in Colorado Springs, sparks controversy

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A Colorado Springs man tried to save a young fawn and ended up in the middle of a controversy.

Christopher Osmon said he saw a baby deer lying in a busy intersection in Colorado Springs. He moved the deer to his nearby lawn.

However, Colorado Parks and Wildlife says moving the deer may put it in more danger because does sometimes leave their babies alone, to help them adapt to the wild:

"The best chance for that young's survival is to be back with its mother and not having that human interaction," said wildlife district manager Cody Wigner.

The fawn has been taken to a wildlife rehabilitation center.

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