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Making maps kills baby animals!

Ok, they are claiming the frightened yet adorable faun fawn didn’t die.

A car making images for Google Map’s Street View wacked a faun fawn in upstate New York.

…As some people have noticed, one of our Street View cars hit a deer while driving on a rural road in upstate New York. Due to several user requests using the “Report a concern” tool, these images are no longer available in Street View.

The driver was understandably upset, and promptly stopped to alert the local police and the Street View team at Google. The deer was able to move and had left the area by the time the police arrived. The police explained to our driver that, sadly, this was not an uncommon occurrence in the region.

No word yet if the faun fawn has contacted a lawyer.

Via The Daily What.

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