California drought may devastate wildlife populations May 5, 2014

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California drought may devastate wildlife populations May 5, 2014 San Jose Mercury News
... Gardeners may disagree, but the deer population in the state has been dropping steadily. In the 1960s, state officials say, there were more than 2 million deer in California. Now, there are only about 500,000. The drought will have an effect on them, too, as water sources become scarce and vegetation dies...

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