They had found him in the undergrowth, probably just where his mother had told him to stay. She did not ever return for him.
“Something must have happened to her. Maybe wolves – or hunters,” Tom said.
“Poor deer. We can’t just leave him here. Something will come along and eat him for certain,” said Henrietta.
Tom gave an indignant gobble. “What are we to do about it?”
“Let’s just see if he’ll come along with us,” she answered.
The little fawn followed Tom and Henrietta all day. Tom didn’t like it one bit. The fawn was clumsy and made too much noise. He was sure to attract trouble. Even so, it was clear Henrietta’s mind was made up.
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