Moose count is in, but what about the rest? (deer numbers) September 15, 2012 Maine

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Moose count is in, but what about the rest? (deer numbers) September 15, 2012 Maine, Press Herald
... (76,000 moose, 150,000-200,000 deer) After severe winters in 2008 and '09 ... a relatively short winter in 2010, and then two mild winters in 2011 and '12. According to Lee Kantar, the state's deer biologist, those milder winters, coupled with a conservative allocation of any-deer permits the past three years, has the state deer population rebounding ... the deer population is rebounding in areas of the state where winter cover is essential for survival, deer populations are still at very low densities and susceptible to severe winters....


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