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A new plan would allow people to keep deer they find in the wild Submitted: 08/30/2013
MADISON - A new plan would allow people to keep deer they find in the wild. The Department of Natural Resources' proposal comes after the agency euthanized a fawn named Giggles. The deer was seized from an animal rehabilitation center. Governor Scott Walker ordered his administration to make sure such a situation never happens again.

The DNR and state agriculture officials have drafted a proposal that would prohibit the DNR from euthanizing a wild animal unless it's sick. People would be allowed to keep a wild deer if they pay a penalty, build an enclosure and a veterinarian performs health tests on it. DNR officials plan to present the proposal to the agency's board next month. (Copyright 2013 Associated Press - All Rights Reserved)


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