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According to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, relatively few people will ever encounter a cougar. If you are one of the few who do, be sure to:
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According to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, you should do the following if in close contact with a bear:
Chances are, if you find a fawn, or baby deer, alone, it is safe and healthy. According to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, doe will often leave her fawn alone for long periods to feed herself and rest. While mom is away, fawns will instinctively lie low and wait for their mother to return.
Do not touch or relocate a fawn. If it appears weak, ill or injured, please contact the PAPD non-emergency line at (360) 452-4545.
Visit the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife website to learn more about what to do when encountering a fawn or other young animals.
Please contact the Streets Division of the Public Works & Utilities Department at (360) 417-4800. Crews will be dispatched to the location to remove the deceased wildlife.
Please call the Port Angeles Police Department non-emergency line: (360) 452-4545.
You can also report an immediate public safety issue, wildlife violation, or injured or dangerous animals to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Office at (360) 902-2936 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911.