Keeping a deer as a pet illegal in Delaware

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Wildlife police rescued a white tail fawn from an apartment near Wilmington earlier this month (WPVI)

Delaware authorities are sending a reminder: keeping a deer as a pet is illegal in the diamond state.

Wildlife police rescued a white tail fawn from an apartment near Wilmington earlier this month. They said it had been held captive for 5 weeks.

The individual was fined $107.

The baby deer was taken to a rehabilitation facility in Kent County with the goal of releasing it.

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