Drought affects wildlife on first day of spring March 21, 2014 California

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Drought affects wildlife on first day of spring March 21, 2014 California, Palo Alto Online
...  they look bare -- even the yearlings. There's not much on their hips," Roessler said. ...she doesn't know what is causing the change in the deer, but speculated it could be the warm temperatures or nutritional deficiencies. Perennial plants deer depend on might not be growing fast enough to produce adequate forage, she said. That could result in fewer births this spring...

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