Protectors of our wildlife June 14, 2015 Arkansas,

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Protectors of our wildlife June 14, 2015 Arkansas, Arkansas Online
... Deer numbers declined dramatically, with only about 2,000 left by 1919...  After much cajoling, the 1917 legislature imposed a moratorium on hunting does until 1922 ... The great flood of 1927 killed many deer, and in 1930 a statewide count found only 500 animals, but numbers gradually grew. By 1946 the estimated deer population rose to 31,500 ... 

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