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Meet the Indian women who breastfeed deer and raise them as their own

Meet the Indian women who breastfeed deer and raise them as their own Women of the Bishnoi tribe in Rajasthan, a state in northern India have been taking in orphaned and injured fawns for more than half a century - and couldn't imagine it being any other way.  They just don't tend to the animals, they breastfeed them and raise them as one of their young.‘These baby deers are my life and they’re like my own children,’ said Mangi Devi Bishnoi, 45, a housewife from one of the villages.I feed them milk and food and ensure they’re given proper care and attention in ...
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Added May 01, 2016
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