AZ Game & Fish News: Leave Baby Wildlife Alone

May 12, 2017
Courtesy of Arizona Game and Fish Department

"Baby Javelina" by Tom Mangelsdorf, 2014 Summer Fun Diners' Choice Award Winner

“Baby Javelina” by Tom Mangelsdorf, 2014 Summer Fun Diners’ Choice Award Winner

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has seized a deer, bobcat and javelina since June 2 that were illegally taken captive while young by Tucson area residents and reared as pets.

The mule deer buck was taken to the AZGFD Wildlife Center in Phoenix for treatment, and then will go to Bearizona in Williams. The bobcat was placed at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, and the javelina moved to the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center in Scottsdale.

Taking captive and holding young wildlife is illegal take of wildlife … Click below to learn more.


Arizona Game & Fish News

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