MDIFW estimates at least 21, 000 deer harvested in 2012 December 31, 2012 Maine

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MDIFW estimates at least 21, 000 deer harvested in 2012 December 31, 2012 Maine, St. John Valley Times
... the current estimate represents at least an 11.5 percent increase from 2011, when 18,839 deer were registered, according to a press release from MDIFW. 
“This increase is due in large part by the nearly record mild winter of 2011 to 2012 and improved overwinter survival of fawns producing a bumper yearling crop,” Biologist Lee Kantar said...


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