Nature Picks: Wild Ungulate Babies

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Last updated 8/31/2022 at 5:24pm

Rick Clark

Twin moose calves and their mother explore Landers Fork June 12.

With the celebration of Mother's Day in May and Father's Day in June, Lincoln residents can look forward to the birth of ungulate babies during those same months.

White-tailed deer, elk, and moose, which all range in the Lincoln area, give birth to fawns and calves in late May and early June. Deer fawns and elk calves are both born with spots, while moose calves are solid-colored at birth.


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