Key deer May 24, 2012 Florida

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Key deer May 24, 2012 The News-Press 
... (their population is 700 to 800) ... in 1922, they ranged from Duck Key to Key West (60 linear miles) but now are confined to Big Pine Key, No Name Key and a few of the smaller surrounding islands ... Scientists think deer showed up on the high ground that is now the Keys during the last Ice Age, when the Keys were part of the Florida Peninsula ... 

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