Mariposa County Mystery Deer Shot and Killed July 26, 2013 California

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Mariposa County Mystery Deer Shot and Killed July 26, 2013 California, KMPH
... A spokesperson for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife sent KMPH this statement, "On July 22, a fallow deer in Mariposa County was dispatched by our wildlife officers out of concern for our native California mule deer. Pursuant to fish and game code 2189, non-native wildlife at large within this state can be taken by our enforcement staff." ... The fallow deer ate peaches and grapes off trees in Crump's yard. She says "Powder" started doing really well just before he was put down.

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