Deer releases win-win for wildlife, Fort Rucker March 5, 2015 Alabama

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Deer releases win-win for wildlife, Fort Rucker March 5, 2015 Alabama, United States Army
... "[Big Ben Wildlife Sanctuary] were looking for a place to release the deer where they would be relatively protected during their first year," Daniel Spillers, fish and wildlife biologist with the Fort Rucker ... said. "We were receptive to it because our deer population is lower than we'd like to see it. ...we had 80 percent fawn mortality ... "The majority of that is due to coyote predation...

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