Predator issues affecting our deer population January 10, 2015 Alabama

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Predator issues affecting our deer population January 10, 2015 Alabama, The Anniston Star 
...  From the 1940s through the 1960s, the deer and coyote populations were low. As deer numbers began to increase, so did the coyotes. And the wild canines also moved east and south... “If you keep a deer population above a certain threshold level, the deer population will rebound back to high deer numbers,” said Stephen Ditchkoff lead researcher at Auburn University Deer Lab. “But if you push it below a threshold level, then coyotes are able to pull it down further.” ...


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